John Mariani, in this week's edition of his excellent Virtual Gourmet, delves deeper into Dolcetto, and covers its history, current manifestations, and exactly why the name is so misleading. Click here for the full story, then pick up several bottles to taste for yourself: As Mariani puts it, "
Wednesday, August 4, 2010
Dolcetto is one of the great underrated grape varieties of Italy. Which, of course, often makes it a uniquely excellent value when you're looking for something both drinkable and, occasionally, depending on who's making it, unexpectedly complex.