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Valle dell'Asso 1997 Galatina Rosso ($8.99)
Dark garnet, with spicy aromas of cloves and nutmeg over more shy red-fruit scents. Big, ripe red-fruit flavor with just a hint of fresh-fruit sweetness easily brought in line by crisp acidity. U.S. importer: Vintner Select, Cincinnati, a Marc de Grazia Selection. (June 28, 1999)
FOOD MATCH: Demonstrating the affinity of tart Italian reds for pesto, it makes a natural marriage with a Ligurian dish of pesto over linguine, green beans and new potatoes.
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