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In December, we drink Champagne at closing at K&L- and we prefer to drink it out of magnum when possible. The highlight this year was the Ariston Aspasie Blanc de Blancs Brut Champagne (1.5L) magnum ($74.99) that we had on Christmas eve. This single vineyard beauty comes from the Gouttes d’Or, a very steep east facing parcel in the little village of Brouillet. It was creamy, delicate and perfectly refreshing! We all say to cheers to you, and hope your holiday is filled with fun and friends!

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Monday
Nov222010

Thanksgiving Wine & Cheese Pairings with the Cheese Handler

Thanksgiving is just four days away! With all of the chopping and slicing, baking and roasting yet to be done, why not consider throwing in a cheese course--whether as a starter or as part of dessert--it's easy (read: no prep), delicious and goes great with wine! We were so enamored with the idea that we recruited our friend Paige Handler, the Cheese Handler, to pick out some tasty domestic cheeses for your Thanksgiving celebration, which we then paired with domestic wines. The results? Fresh pairings and wine selections that not only complement the cheeses Paige chose, but that have the potential to sing along with turkey and all the trimmings....

 

 

Just to recap, here are the pairings (all cheeses are available in SoCal at Joan's on Third; in NorCal try the Cheese Shop in Healdsburg, the Cheese Board Collective in Berkeley or the Milk Pail in Mountain View:

Fiscalini Bandage Wrapped Cheddar with the Sean Thackrey "Pleiades XIX" Old Vine Red Blend ($23.99)

Rogue Creamery Smokey Blue with the Green & Red "Chiles Canyon Vineyard" Napa Valley Zinfandel ($19.99)

Coach Farm Triple Cream with Gruet New Mexico Brut Sparkling Wine ($13.99)

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Reader Comments (2)

Yay! I love these posts.
November 22, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterMeghan
Thanks, Meghan!
November 22, 2010 | Registered CommenterUncorked Blog Administrator

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