Hugues Beaulieu 2001 Coteaux du Languedoc Picpoul de Pinet ($7.99)
Pale straw color. Luscious pears in the aroma and flavor ... ripe, juicy pears, with a tangy snap of lemon-lime to provide structure and flavor interest. Bone-dry and crisp, fruit and zippy acidity in balance. US Importer: Kysela Pere & Fils Ltd., Winchester, Va. (Jan 7, 2003)

FOOD MATCH: Fine with seafood, and an excellent match with a vegetarian dish, a cauliflower-potato gratin with Gruyere cheese.



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