Sigura Viudas NV "Aria" Estate Brut Cava ($9.99)
Clear pale gold with a slight green flash of brass. A quick froth falls back quickly to a persistent bubble stream. Simple and fresh aromas, apples and lime. Crisp and frothy mouthfeel, white fruit and gentle acidity masking barely perceptible fresh-fruit sweetness; snappy lime in a long, clean finish. Alcohol 11.5%. US Importer: Freixenet USA, Sonoma, Calif. (Sep 4, 2007)

FOOD MATCH: The wine demonstrated its quenching nature with spicy fare alongside a Sichuan-style Ma Po tofu.

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