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The trend-bending Txakoli (pronounced cha-kó-lee) may be Spain's latest claim to both the hottest and coolest wine sensation around. From north-central Spain's Basque region, this Txakoli is made from sustainably farmed, 100 percent Hondaribbi Beltza grapes and fermented in stainless steel. Refreshingly light, with a slight effervescence and low alcohol, the wine is especially well suited for sipping during sweltering summers. Floral notes, subtle red berry fruit aromas and a pleasing mineralilty lead to a spritzy, delicious palate pleaser with lively acidity and subdued strawberry and raspberry flavors followed by a long, juicy finish. Serve well chilled. It's a versatile, food friendly wine that matches as well with seafood, sausage, pasta, salads and spicy Asian or Cajun cuisine. Where to buy it: Rouses in Mid-City and Metairie, Cork & Bottle and Bacchanal. Where to drink it: RioMar and Cochon. (Listings current at press time.)
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