Chateau d'Auvernier 2000 Neuchatel ($15.99)
This clear, straw-color wine offers a good example of quality Swiss Chasselas. Showing fresh apple, musky melon and lime on the nose and palate, it is crisp, tart and refreshing, with snappy citric flavors and a "stony" minerality in a long finish. US Importer: Dreyfus, Ashby & Co., NYC. (Oct 7, 2002)

FOOD MATCH: Went well with a quick involtini, thin-sliced peppered ham wrapped around white asparagus and quickly broiled under a topping of Fontina cheese.



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