Domaine Patrick Javillier 2001 "Cuvee des Forgets" Bourgogne ($12.00)
This is a clear, straw-color wine with a slight golden hue. Fresh apple aromas are enhanced with a whiff of spice, with luscious scents of apples, pears and peaches coming up when you swirl the wine in the glass. The aromas predict the full, ripe pear and apple flavors, clean and juicy white fruit, full-bodied but nicely framed with snappy acidity. Rises far above expectations for generic white Bourgogne. US Importer: North Berkeley Imports, Berkeley, Calif. (Jan 18, 2004)

FOOD MATCH: A simple dinner of pork chops sauteed with onions made a perfect match. (Note, in passing, that pork dishes tend to go well with both white Burgundy and red.)



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