Thanksgiving Wine Pairings (under $15)
Lot’s of people have an opinion about this topic. I’m going to share with you the best wines for under 15.00. This is taken mostly from Food and Wine Magazine. I appreciate this list since they have narrowed down specific wines and hit a desirable price point.
2011 Matua Valley Pinot Noir ($15)
This goes well with the turkey and other goodies.
2011 Mulderbosch Cabernet Sauvignon Rosé ($10)
Goes well with hearty veggies like brussel sprouts.
2010 Fairview Chenin Blanc ($12)
This wine suites any gratin or cheese and potatoes.
NV Segura Viudas Brut Reserva ($10)
This also goes well with cheese and crackers.
NV Domaine Ste. Michelle Blanc de Blancs ($11)
This goes well with fruits – This appetizer with fruit and cheeses.
NV Anna de Codorníu Brut ($12)
Yet another great wine that goes with fruits and sides quite nicely.
2010 Tiefenbrunner Pinot Bianco ($14)
A great oaky white that is versatile.
2009 Viticcio Bere ($12)
A red blend of Cabernet, Merlot and Sangiovese that creates a light red. Great with bacon and other salty meats.
2011 Geyser Peak California Sauvignon Blanc ($13)
Fantastic wine for any seafood that may be on the table.
2010 Cune Monopole Blanco ($14)
Delicious with any casserole.
2011 Inama Vin Soave ($15)
Fabulous with mushrooms and bacon.
2011 Valle Reale Vigne Nuove Montepulciano d’Abruzzo ($12)
Nice with pork and other savory rich meats.
2009 Columbia Crest H3 Cabernet Sauvignon ($15)
Wonderful with squash and sharp rich cheeses
NV Gruet Brut ($15)
Fantastic with fruit and cheeses.
2011 Cline Ancient Vines Zinfandel ($15)
Versatile red that pairs nicely with many items on the table. Goes well with earthy tastes especially.
2010 Fontanafredda Briccotondo Barbera ($12)
Pairs with heartier areas of the Thanksgiving feast.
2011 Dry Creek Vineyard Dry Chenin Blanc ($12)
Great pairing with squash and mushrooms.
2009 Château Hyot Bordeaux ($15)
From a superb vintage, it has ripe currant fruit and firm tannins. Nice with any aspect of your meal.
2010 Seven Hills Riesling ($15)
An outstanding value worth stocking by the case for its refreshing, sweet-and-sour lime-and-peach profile.
NV Cordon Brut Rosado ($12)
This lively, tangy wine is made with the Garnacha and Trepat grapes and has abundant cherry, berry and dried apple notes. Goes great with stinky blue cheeses.
2010 Georges Duboeuf “Flower Label” Morgon ($13)
The earthy, berry flavors and vibrant character of a good cru Beaujolais, made from the Gamay grape, go well with this rich, truffle-infused soup.
2010 Foxglove Chardonnay ($15)
The prestigious Santa Barbara region is the main source of the grapes used in this zesty, unoaked white. Great with mashed potatoes!!
I hope that you can find something in the extensive list of great wines. Enjoy your wine and your wonderful meal!!!