Gries 2001 Alto Adige Moscato Giallo ($9.99)
Very clear and very pale, the wine shows a light golden glow to justify the varietal name, which translates as "Yellow Muscat." Very pleasant scents of wildflowers and almonds mingle in an aroma profile more delicate than I expect of Muscat. You might expect a wine that smells so perfumed to taste sweet, but this one surprises with a fresh flavor that's bone-dry, with delicate white-fruit flavors shaped by crisp, gentle acidity. US Importer: Summa Vitis LLC, Sonoma, Calif; Matthew Fioretti Selections. (Oct 22, 2003)

FOOD MATCH: Good match with a savory, pleasantly bitter vegetarian radicchio and red-onion risotto.

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