Argiolas 2000 Bianco Isola dei Nuraghi ($13.49)
Clear, pale gold, this Sardinian white offers warm scents of almonds and hazelnuts, figs and star fruit in an appealing aroma. Clean and fresh, lemon and lime flavors gain complexity and interest from nuances that reflect the nose. Crisp, cleansing and long. Made primarily from the Sardinian Vermentino grape with a splash of aromatic Malvasia. US Importer: Winebow Inc., NYC; Leonardo Locascio Selection. (Nov 11, 2002)

FOOD MATCH: Crisp, citric flavors make it a natural with seafood or light vegetarian fare; we enjoyed it with a simple Italian-style soup of broccoli with tiny pasta.



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