Cantine Aurora Tortona 2001 Piemonte Frizzante ($13.99)
Clear, bright straw color with a slight fizz. Delicious peach aroma and flavor with hints of lemon peel on the palate, juicy and sweet, with just an edge of subtle earthiness (possibly a gift from the cork) to add complexity. There's sufficient acidity for balance, but barely so; even by the sweet standard of Moscato, this one's on the sugary side. Fresh and quenching, it's "a soft drink for adults." US Importer: Verdoni Imports Inc., Hawthorne, N.J. (Jun 26, 2003)
FOOD MATCH: It's made for hot-weather quaffing, but served well enough with seafood, making a pleasant partner with sweet pan-seared diver scallops over pasta.
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