5 Winter Wines and Their Perfect Food Pairings
Winter’s here, and your casseroles, roasts, and stews demand bottles with heft.
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2017 Turley Juvenile Zinfandel ($32)
Loaded with lively flavors of cherries and cranberries, this wine makes a good match for roast leg of lamb and beef stroganoff.
Find It: Bottle Grove in White Plains and Bedford Wine Merchants in Bedford Village
2016 Felsina Chianti Classico Riserva ($31)
The deep plum and blueberry notes of this wine mate well with veal parmesan, spaghetti and meatballs, and beef brisket.
Find It: Larchmont Wine & Liquor in Larchmont and Zachys in Scarsdale
2014 Jordan Cabernet Sauvignon ($60)
With a bold, mouth-filling taste of cassis and cherry, this wine is perfect to serve with stews and roasts and is flavorful enough to match bouillabaisse and
Find It: Dodd’s Liquor City in Millwood and Stew Leonard’s Wine & Spirits
2015 Trimbach Gewurztraminer ($23)
Showing a distinctive bouquet and flavor of lychees and hints of clove, this French import makes an excellent accompaniment for spicy fare, as well as pork and veal roasts.
Find It: Suburban Wine & Spirits in Yorktown Heights and Varmax in Port Chester
2017 Loosen Bros Dr. L Riesling ($13)
With the sweet taste of ripe peaches and a crisp finish, this wine goes well with lobster mac ’n’ cheese and roast turkey and its traditional accompaniments.
Find It: Art of Wine in Pleasantville, Station Plaza Wine in Bronxville, and Wine Bazaar in New Rochelle