Mary's Thanksgiving 3-Pack

Mary's Thanksgiving 3-Pack

Regular price $70.00

Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday.  I often bring the wine (funny how that happens) and I like to choose wines that will fit many palates but are still a treat for me.

I always, always start with a bubbly.  Then I alternate red and white wine with dinner.  Love to start out with the red and end on a glass of white when I'm starting to feel full.

Without further ado...

Domaine Migot Brut NV Methode Traditionelle Lorraine, France
This is an incredible Champagne method sparkling wine made from Gamay.  Migot grows grapes organically in the cool climate Cotes du Toul region (Lorraine), nestled between Champagne and Alsace in the Moselle valley. Dry and mineral with notes of tart berries and elegant texture. I'm drinking mine before dinner with smoked salmon from Durham's Tracklements, but you could easily enjoy this bubbly with the meal.

Stolpman Vineyards 'Crunchy Roastie' Santa Barbara, California 2020
I'm a big fan of the Stolpman wines. They remind me of the California wines I was drinking when I lived in San Francisco in the 80s and 90s.  This 95% Syrah, 5% Viognier is a California version of Northern Rhone reds where Syrah is top dog and a smidgeon of Viognier is allowed and often blended in.  Red fruits, black fruits, floral, a hint of black olives, and white pepper abound on the nose and palate with a juiciness that will be perfect for Thanksgiving dinner.  And, as an added bonus, this red has no added sulfites and is organic. 

Pieropan Soave Classico Veneto, Italy 2020
More people should know about Garganega, the only white grape allowed in the Soave D.O.C. located in Veneto, Italy. Pieropan is a top producer and does it right. Lots of stone fruit to handle the meal balanced by zippy acidity that makes this wine finish dry and crisp.  We get fresh pear and white peach fruit with a hint of savory herbs that finishes on zesty citrus and mineral notes.  While great with the meal, this is a good white to have on hand for appetizers for those who don't care for bubbly.