Le Fils des Gras Moutons 2009 Muscadet Sèvre et Maine Sur Lie ($13.99)
Transparent straw color, with a short-lived haze of pinpoint bubbles that fill the wine when poured but quickly disappear, leaving just a prickly touch of carbonation on the tongue. Fresh white fruit, subtle honeydew, with a "stony" nuance on the nose and palate that's typical of good Muscadet, all laced up with snappy, food-friendly acidity and a civilized, food-friendly 12% stated alcohol. US Importer: Vintage 59 Imports LLC, Washington, D.C. (Jul 16, 2011)

FOOD MATCH: Muscadet makes a classic match with oysters on the half-shell, and it goes very well with fish and shellfish in general. It was splendid, too, with a gently spicy Panang-style Thai curry made with Asian eggplants from our garden, onions, green peppers and tofu with Thai green curry paste and coconut milk.

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