La Cadalora 2000 Vallagarina Pinot Grigio ($12.99)
Clear pale gold, this wine's complex aromas include elements of cooking apples, damp wool, minerals and, over it all, a distinct scent of oak. Full-bodied and rather rich on the palate, tart white fruit is balanced with firm acidity; snappy citrus and a surprisingly bitter note of almonds persist in a long finish. US Importer: Vintner Select, Cincinnati, and other regional importers; a Marc de Grazia Selection. (Sep 11, 2002)

FOOD MATCH: The wine's rich fruit and tart acid worked very well with braised chicken with figs.

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