Sylvain Fessy 2000 Domaine Gauthier Morgon ($14.99)
Inky dark-ruby color, dark for a Beaujolais. Earthy raspberry and black-fruit aromas are balanced and appealing if neither as exuberant nor as "grapey" as you'd expect of a younger Beaujolais. There's plenty of fruit flavor, juicy and ripe, laced up with lemon-squirt acidity and discreet earthy notes. US Importer: HB Wine Merchants, NYC. (Oct 19, 2003)

FOOD MATCH: Good match with a light dinner salad topped with a few rounds of lamb sausage spiced with a hint of cumin.

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