Dan Dawson, Dan the Wine Man: wines for July 14? French, of course | Wine
Here are your five recommendations for French wine pairings, along with the personalities who have chosen them. Look for them (the person and the wine) and let them know that my column appealed to you. You have eight days before the July 14 feast.
Order of wines determined by drawing the names of an old wine hat from the Loire Valley by my daughter.
Bay Grape Wine Shop, Napa
Bonnamy Crémant de Loire White $ 16
Josiah Baldivino: “Bubbles are your best friends when it comes to food and wine pairing. Not only do they make you want to party on Wednesdays, but they’re also versatile with all types of food. This wine is a blend of Chenin Blanc, Chardonnay and Cabernet Franc. It tastes like freshly baked apple pie, chamomile and has a salty mineral finish that will keep your palate ready to party!
Oxbow Wine and Cheese at the Oxbow Public Market
La Domitienne Grenache Gris, Languedoc 2020, $ 14.50
Peter Granoff: “When I read these classic French recipes, I found the prospect mouth watering – black olives, garlic, capers, more garlic, anchovies – and more anchovies. It all sounds delicious, and I imagined myself craving a tangy rosé with enough oomph to get through all that flavorful intensity. The 2020 Domitienne Rosé retails for just $ 14.50, and overpriced at the price. “