Dyed-in-the-Wool 2002 "Unchangeable" Canterbury Pinot Noir ($11.99)
This New Zealand Pinot is a clear, cherry-red, on the light side, only a little darker than a rosé. Characteristic cool-climate Pinot aromas mingle red-berry fruit, rose petals and warm brown spice over leafy herbaceous scents and a hint of tomato skin. Flavors are consistent with the nose, juicy and tart red fruit and spice backed by zingy lemon-squirt acidity. US Importer: Low Country Imports, Raleigh, N.C. (Oct 27, 2004)

FOOD MATCH: Good anywhere Pinot Noir goes, from beef to salmon; it was fine with a meatless match, Jacques Pepin's fried eggs and grated Swiss cheese over farfalle (bowtie) pasta.

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