Etty’s Wine Pick: La Cadette de Fitere 2009

Vin de Pays wines grown in the region of Armagnac in France are labeled “Cotes de Gascogne” and this clean, aromatic example hails from one of the region’s oldest chateaus. A fresh, juicy blend of Colombard, Ugni Blanc, and Sauvignon Blanc, this is round, supple, super aromatic stuff loaded with pretty notes of white nectarine, apricot, and sweet citrus fruit. An awesome deal from the often overlooked southwest section of France and a great weeknight quaffer. Pair with Thai green papaya salad with poached shrimp or grilled chicken skewers glazed with honey, dijon mustard, and rice vinegar.

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Etty Lewensztain

About the Author: Etty Lewensztain is the founder and owner of Plonk Wine Merchants, which features organic, biodynamic and natural wines, as well as some of the best cheap wine under $20. The curly-haired, food and wine obsessed Los Angeles native cut her teeth in the wine biz running a marketing campaign to promote Chilean wine in the United States, and is certified by the esteemed Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET) and the American Sommelier Association. Plonk Wine Merchants specializes in hidden gems from around the globe and every bottle in the store is priced below $30.

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