Bonny Doon 2002 "Ca' del Solo" California Big House White ($9.99)
Pale straw color with a glint of gold. A wild array of grape varieties in a purportedly "Friulian" style (Riesling, Muscat, Chenin Blanc, French Colombard, Pinot Blanc, Viognier, Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Grigio and Marsanne) shows its diversity in a complex profile that mingles fragrant floral and white-fruit scents with a whiff of almond and a hint of mint, leading to a fresh mixed-citrus flavor, snappy and light, that gains richness and adds pleasant musky-melon and bitter-almond notes as the wine warms in the glass. US Importer: (Oct 11, 2003)

FOOD MATCH: Versatile enough to go well with a wide range of poultry or seafood; it was a brilliant match with a Circassian chicken-and-walnut recipe fashioned as a pasta sauce.



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