7 Delectable Dolcettos for $22 or Less

New reviews of affordable and impressive red wines from Italy's Piedmont region, up to 90 points

7 Delectable Dolcettos for $22 or Less
Winery G.D. Vajra holds about 150 acres of vineyards throughout Piedmont, with a portion devoted to Dolcetto. (Courtesy of G.D. Vajra)
Sep 9, 2021

Tasting Highlights' wine reviews are fresh out of the tasting room, offering a sneak peek of our editors' most recent scores and notes to WineSpectator.com members.

Dolcetto is grown almost exclusively in northwest Italy's Piedmont region. It thrives in the hillside vineyards of the Monferrato area, where higher elevation sites help Dolcetto grapes retain enough acidity to balance their fruit-forward nature. That impressive balance is on display in this week's selection of recently reviewed Dolcettos.

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