Domaine Alain Normand 2005 Macon La Roche Vineuse ($15.99)
Transparent straw color. Delicious baked apples and just a homeopathic touch of spice. Fresh and tart, appley fruit and crisp acidity; a touch of chalky minerality untouched by oak adds complexity and flavor interest. Medium-bodied and very long, apples and rainwater minerality in a long finish. US Importer: Vintage '59 Imports, Washington, D.C. (Feb 18, 2008)

FOOD MATCH: Poultry, pork or seafood all would make a fine match; it was particularly well-suited with a vegetarian option, the "double asparagus" risotto featured in yesterday's 30 Second Wine Advisor FoodLetter.



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