Pairing Wine with Seafood
VALUE: 2008 Maison Henri Poiron et Fils Domaine du Manoir Muscadet de Sèvre-et-Maine (France, $13) Delicious grapefruit and mineral notes.
2008 Domaine de la Pépière Muscadet Sèvre-et-Maine Sur Lie (France, $14) Lively minerality and citrus flavors.
2008 Tablas Creek Vineyard Antithesis Chardonnay (California, $35) Rich with bold aromas of pears and creamy vanilla (pictured)
VALUE: 2007 Carmen Chardonnay (Chile, $10) Fresh, clean pineapple flavors with a creamy finish.
2008 Gordon Brothers Chardonnay (Washington, $16) Buttery with grilled pineapple and clove spice.
2008 Silverado Chardonnay (California, $25) Rich with creamy brown toffee aromas (pictured)
VALUE: Domaine Ste. Michelle Cuvée Brut (Washington, $11) Crisp lime and green apples.
Korbel Brut Rosé (California, $12) Juicy strawberries and watermelon (pictured)
Roederer Estate Brut (California, $23) Creamy, rich, and nutty.
VALUE: 2008 Dry Creek Vineyard Chenin Blanc (California, $12) Honeyed peaches and fruity apricots with a hint of spice (pictured)
2008 Graff Graacher Himmelreich Riesling Spätlese (Germany, $17) Delicate mineral and fresh green apple flavors.
2007 Markus Molitor Riesling Spätlese (Germany, $29) Nuanced with tropical mango, peach, and nectarine.