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An easy drinking red with soft fruity flavors—but catchy tannins, Dolcetto is often enjoyed in its native Piedmont while more serious Barolos and Barbarescos take their time to age. Here, this is the wine you are most likely to find on the table on a casual weekday night, or for apertivo (the canonical Piedmontese pre-dinner appetizer hour). In recent years Dolcetto has found some footing in California, but plantings are fairly limited outside of Italy.

Tasting Notes for Dolcetto

Dolcetto is a dry red wine with a moderate acidity and fairly high tannins. The name translates to “little sweet one,” and though the wines produced are typically not sweet in terms of residual sugar, they are full of juicy red cherry and blueberry, with occasional hints of chocolate and baking spice.

Perfect Food Pairings for Dolcetto

Dolcetto is a lively, exuberant variety and works well paired with tomato-based or pesto pasta dishes, pizza, roasted or cured meat and spanakopita.

Sommelier Secrets for Dolcetto

In most of Piedmont, easy-ripening Dolcetto is relegated to the secondary sites—the best of which are reserved for the king variety: Nebbiolo. However, in the Dogliani zone it is the star of the show, and here it makes a bigger, riper and a more serious style of Dolcetto, many of which can improve with cellar time.

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  • Massolino Dolcetto d'Alba 2008 Front Label
    Massolino Dolcetto d'Alba 2008
    Dolcetto from Alba, Piedmont, Italy
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  • Renato Ratti Colombe Dolcetto d'Alba 2008 Front Label
    Renato Ratti Colombe Dolcetto d'Alba 2008
    Dolcetto from Alba, Piedmont, Italy
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    • Marchesi di Barolo Dolcetto d'Alba 2008 Front Label
      Marchesi di Barolo Dolcetto d'Alba 2008
      Dolcetto from Alba, Piedmont, Italy
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      • Francesco Boschis Sori San Martino Dolcetto di Dogliani 2008 Front Label
        Francesco Boschis Sori San Martino Dolcetto di Dogliani 2008
        Dolcetto from Piedmont, Italy
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      • Domenico Clerico Langhe Dolcetto Visadi 2008 Front Label
        Domenico Clerico Langhe Dolcetto Visadi 2008
        Dolcetto from Piedmont, Italy
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        • Francesco Boschis Vigna dei Prey Dolcetto di Dogliani 2008 Front Label
          Francesco Boschis Vigna dei Prey Dolcetto di Dogliani 2008
          Dolcetto from Piedmont, Italy
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        • Pecchenino San Luigi Dogliani Dolcetto 2008 Front Label
          Pecchenino San Luigi Dogliani Dolcetto 2008
          Dolcetto from Piedmont, Italy
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        • Luigi Einaudi Dolcetto di Dogliani Vigna Tecc 2008 Front Label
          Luigi Einaudi Dolcetto di Dogliani Vigna Tecc 2008
          Dolcetto from Dogliani, Piedmont, Italy
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        • Brovia Dolcetto d'Alba Vigna Villej 2008 Front Label
          Brovia Dolcetto d'Alba Vigna Villej 2008
          Dolcetto from Alba, Piedmont, Italy
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        • Ceretto Dolcetto d'Alba Rossana 2008 Front Label
          Ceretto Dolcetto d'Alba Rossana 2008
          Dolcetto from Alba, Piedmont, Italy
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          • Ciabot Berton Dolcetto d'Alba Rutuin 2008 Front Label
            Ciabot Berton Dolcetto d'Alba Rutuin 2008
            Dolcetto from Alba, Piedmont, Italy
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            • Kyra Wines Purple Sage Vineyard Dolcetto 2008 Front Label
              Kyra Wines Purple Sage Vineyard Dolcetto 2008
              Dolcetto from Wahluke Slope, Columbia Valley, Washington
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              • Brezza Dolcetto d'Alba San Lorenzo 2008 Front Label
                Brezza Dolcetto d'Alba San Lorenzo 2008
                Dolcetto from Alba, Piedmont, Italy
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                • San Romano Dolcetto di Dogliani Vigne del Pilone Cornole 2008 Front Label
                  San Romano Dolcetto di Dogliani Vigne del Pilone Cornole 2008
                  Dolcetto from Dogliani, Piedmont, Italy
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                  • Rocche dei Manzoni Dolcetto d'Alba La Matinera 2008 Front Label
                    Rocche dei Manzoni Dolcetto d'Alba La Matinera 2008
                    Dolcetto from Alba, Piedmont, Italy
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                    • La Chiripada Winery Artist Series 1 Dolcetto 2008  Front Label
                      La Chiripada Winery Artist Series 1 Dolcetto 2008
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                      • Stag Hollow Yamhill-Carlton District Dolcetto 2008 Front Label
                        Stag Hollow Yamhill-Carlton District Dolcetto 2008
                        Dolcetto from Yamhill-Carlton District, Willamette Valley, Oregon
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                        • Elio Grasso Dolcetto d'Alba 2008 Front Label
                          Elio Grasso Dolcetto d'Alba 2008
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                          • Bodega Severino Sanz Dolcetto di Diano d'Alba 2008 Front Label
                            Bodega Severino Sanz Dolcetto di Diano d'Alba 2008
                            Dolcetto from Alba, Piedmont, Italy
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                            • Ada Nada Dolcetto d'Alba 2008 Front Label
                              Ada Nada Dolcetto d'Alba 2008
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                              • Chionetti Dolcetto di Dogliani San Luigi 2008 Front Label
                                Chionetti Dolcetto di Dogliani San Luigi 2008
                                Dolcetto from Dogliani, Piedmont, Italy
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                                • Herdade da Calada Dolcetto di Dogliani 2008 Front Label
                                  Herdade da Calada Dolcetto di Dogliani 2008
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                                  • Gianelli Vineyards Dolcetto 2008 Front Label
                                    Gianelli Vineyards Dolcetto 2008
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                                    • 12 Zodiacs Wine Taurus Dolcetto 2008 Front Label
                                      12 Zodiacs Wine Taurus Dolcetto 2008
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                                      • Giovanni Rosso Dolcetto d'Alba 2008 Front Label
                                        Giovanni Rosso Dolcetto d'Alba 2008
                                        Dolcetto from Alba, Piedmont, Italy
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