Jean-Luc DuBois 2001 "Clos Margot" Chorey-les-Beaune ($9.50)
This wine is unfiltered and made from old vines ("vieilles vignes"). It shows a clear ruby color in the glass, not overly dark, with a distinct reddish-purple hue. There's spicy red-berry fruit in an appetizing aroma that segues smoothly into a ripe, fresh flavor of luscious fruit shaped by lemon-squirt acidity. Nicely balanced if not overly complex, fine with food. List price $18.95, found on half-price sale. US Importer: North Berkeley Imports, Berkeley, Calif. (Dec 29, 2003)

FOOD MATCH: A fine, traditional match with roast beef.



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