Red and White Wines for Thanksgiving
Wonder which bottle is best to serve with your feast? Simply follow this grape-by-grape guide to six Thanksgiving-ready varieties.
Pinot Noir’s acidity provides a pop of fresh, fruity tartness that lightens up a heavy meal.
Tastes like: Red cherry, raspberry, and currant spiked with earthy, herbal elements.
Worth noting: To maximize Pinot Noir’s bright character, try serving the light-bodied wine a bit cooler than other reds—30 minutes in the refrigerator or five minutes in an ice bucket will do the trick.
- 2009 King Estate Acrobat Pinot Noir, Oregon, $18
- 2010 Kris Pinot Noir, Italy, $14
- 2010 Estancia Pinot Noir, California, $16
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