Edmunds St. John 2002 Paso Robles "Blonk!" ($14.00)
Clear brassy gold, this wine's intense color hints at the ripe extraction that awaits in the glass. Heady and aromatic, it breathes a complex blend of floral, "green" and tropical flavors that one hopes for in a ripe Rhone white blend of Roussanne, Viognier and Marsanne. The flavor carries out the promise of the nose in a full-bodied, almost unctuous and aromatic wine that smells sweet but drinks dry and makes a natural companion to a range of bold-flavored Nuevo Latino dishes. US Importer: (Sep 15, 2005)

FOOD MATCH: Brilliant with a variety of Nuevo Latino dishes at Louisville's Seviche restaurant, including ahi tuna seviche, spicy rocoto shrimp and a Pacific Rim-style variation on bouillabaisse.

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