La Chablisienne 1999 "Le Chablis" Premier Cru ($19.99)
Very pale golden-straw color, with a rich scent of ripe apples and hints of wool and spice. Full and round flavor, white fruit borne by the steely acidity that typifies Chablis. Very fine wine, will likely gain complexity with a few years of age in the bottle. US Importer: Monsieur Henri Wine Co., New Orleans (Aug 23, 2002)
FOOD MATCH: The wine's body, fruit and acid made it a natural partner with crab cakes.
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