2007 Hugues Beaulieu, Picpoul de Pinet $13.99

Price: $13.99

Country: France

Fresh and fine aromas of grapefruit and exotic fruit. Lime flavors, with typical focusing acidity, are hallmarks of Picpoul. A great value, this wine impresses novices and hardened geeks equally. Known as ‘the Muscadet of the South’ in France, this is to the Mediterranean coast of France what Albariño is to northwest Spain…the default wine for fresh shellfish and seafood. 12.5% abv.

Taste: white grapefruit, sweet lime, and exotic fruit.

Food pairing: Shrimp and Pineapple Salad with Basil and Baby Greens or Jerk-Seasoned Pork Loin Cutlets.