Verget 2001 Chablis ($12.99)
Clear straw color with yellowish highlights. Cooking apples and delicate spice on the nose, like sniffing a bowl of homemade applesauce. Tart and "stony" flavors demonstrate classic, if simple, Chablis style; dry but round and ripe, fruit and cleansing acidity add up to a very fine Chablis at a competitive price. US Importer: Vintner Select, Cincinnati, and other regional importers. (Jan 18, 2003)

FOOD MATCH: Good match with a rich but lowfat clam and fish chowder.

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