Everybody's coming over for dinner on Easter! It's hard enough to pull the meal together! What wine do I serve???
Never fear, the Frog is here to pair wines with whatever you're serving. Today, we're pairing wines with your ham, salmon or poultry. Tomorrow, we'll have some amazing bottles to enhance your lamb or beef dinner.
Lighter meals need lighter wines. Whites, roses and lighter reds are the way to go. Frog-tested and endorsed wines for ham, salmon and poultry:
Clos du Bois Chardonnay, California's North Coast. Intense aromas of apple blossom, ripe pear, and sweet lemon drop are complimented by toasty oak, spice and cream. The silky texture of the wine is overlaid with bright and juicy flavors of rich ripe apple and pear. $10.99 this week saving you two bucks.
Toad Hollow "Eye of the Toad" Dry Rose of Pinot Noir, Sonoma County. Roses work with all kinds of foods. Try a quality dry rose like this one and you'll be hooked. Rose petals, violets, spices and pepper marry with wild strawberries in this bottle. Pour some Spring in your glass! Once again two bucks off from Chuck! $9.99 this week.
Napa Cellars Pinot Noir, Napa Valley. Versatile, elegant, rich. Enjoy aromas of ripe cherry, sweet tobacco, raspberry, cedar and subtle spice followed by deep red cherry flavors and fantastic acidity. SAVE $3.00. Savor this great wine for $13.99.