The acidity in this Dolcetto was too high, detracting from what other wise was a pretty good wine. Can't drink it by itself, but it might be a cleansing-type pairing with a rich, braised meat dish.
Eye: Deep ruby with magenta highlights.
Nose: Tart, pungent nose of lemons, berries, and lots of powdered chalk.
Mouth: Lean and crisp in the mouth, with mouthwatering acidity and some cherry/mountain berry fruit. High acidity in the medium-long, pure tasting finish.
Drink or cellar? It may soften over the next year, but I wouldn't count on it.
Price/Store: Was about $18 at Spec's on Smith.