Saint-Hilaire 2003 Blanquette de Limoux Blanc de Blancs Brut ($9.99)
Clear pale gold, lasting stream of bubbles. Fresh and crisp, apples and just a touch of yeasty "rising bread dough" in the aroma and flavor. Creamy carbonated mouthfeel, dry and acidic; the sharp acid edge may make it a better table wine than for sipping after a toast - it's first-rate with an appropriate food match. US Importer: Jack Poust & Co., Inc., NYC. (Nov 12, 2006)

FOOD MATCH: A tongue-in-cheek tribute to sparkling wine's versatility with food: Fresh-baked baguettes with local-farm bratwurst and Creole mustard.

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