Sartarelli 2000 Verdicchio dei Castelli di Jesi Classico ($10.99)
Clear gold color, very pale. Warm, slightly oxidative white-wine aromatics: Subtle beeswax, almonds and honey. Mouth-filling and ripe flavors, white fruit and a hint of almond; snappy acidity in a long finish, fine with food. US Importer: VIAS Imports Ltd., NYC. (Feb 6, 2003)

FOOD MATCH: Fine with a simple Italian classic, fettuccine with white clam sauce.



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