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dolcetto

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noun, often capitalized dol·cet·to \dōl-ˈche-tō\

Definition of dolcetto

  1. :  a light fruity red wine from the Piedmont region of Italy



Origin of dolcetto

Italian, a grape variety, wine made from the grape, from dolcetto somewhat sweet, from dolce


First Known Use: 1979


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