Goat Cheese Wine Pairings

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Goat Cheese Wine Pairings

Why Sauvignon Blanc? Because your average piece of goat cheese is a blank slate, ready to be impressed upon. (A tart, earthy blank slate, but a blank slate nonetheless!) Sauvignon Blanc wines are the perfect chisels. Acidic, mineral-driven, and citrusy as hell, they impart all that goodness into the cream, giving it the extra herbal flavors you didn’t know it needed to have. Plus, it preps the palate for the next bite, which is a given, because who does a “one and done” with this combination? Seriously.

Short on Sauv Blanc? Chenin Blanc, the Loire’s most widely grown white grape is an excellent, excellent alternative. Look for white wines with Vouvray or Touraine on the label for standout examples.

 

Cab Franc a little scarce? Red wines from cool-climates like (Gamay, Malbec, Merlot, and Syrah) are often a safe bet with their higher acidity and delicate flavors. To learn more and find great cool-climate wines yourself, check out this article!

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