Borsao 2000 Campo de Borja ($7.99)
Clear dark ruby. Ripe raspberries and a grind of fragrant black pepper make for an appetizing aroma; the flavor follows through with a mouth full of ripe berry fruit. Sufficient acidity for balance, but its soft and fruity flavor profile makes it a crowd-pleaser. US Importer: Cutting Edge Selections, Fairfax, Ohio, and other regional importers. (Jun 1, 2002)

FOOD MATCH: A fine companion with a simple dish of tortellini and mushrooms with smoked duck sausage.

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