Charnay, Beaujolais, France
$15.88 -- Whole Foods, Austin, TX
Color: Medium gold
Nose: Apricot, pear, a hint of some sweet, potent flower
Middle: Smoky butter
Burns clean?: Yes
Cap: Plastic cork
This is a delightful, simple, fruit-and-butter wine. It's not super layered, but it's got a great nose and a couple of really interesting flavors. It made me jump up and put on Cheri Knight's excellent and little-known record, The Northeast Kingdom. And it was super-tasty with hot sorpressata.