Louis Jadot 2002 Beaujolais-Villages ($8.99)
This dark cherry-red wine offers appetizing fresh-fruit aromas, ripe strawberries and juicy red plums on the nose and palate, crisp and clean, without a hint of the weird banana or salad-dressing aromatics that afflict many inexpensive Beaujolais. Good fruit-acid balance and red-fruit flavors remain clean and consistent in a long, fresh finish. US Importer: Kobrand Corp., NYC. (Nov 16, 2003)

FOOD MATCH: Ripe fruit and crisp acidity made it a very good cross-border Franco-Italian match with fettuccine with ragu Bolognese.

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