Happy Chardonnay Day

Happy Chardonnay Day 1

In order to celebrate Chardonnay Day today, I’ve looked through past WineAndCheeseFriday entries to find those featuring Chardonnay. All of you Chardonnay Lovers out there will be excited to see that we’ve created many entries over the past five years. After reading through them I’m excited to say that we have identified the more commonly found flavors and aromas of apple, citrus, butter, toast and some minerality in these wines. Once we started to get a little more into Chardonnay, we also identified banana, mango, vanilla, cantaloupe, caramel, creme brûlée, and apricot. It’s definitely a wine that can range in flavors and aromas!

The cheeses have been pretty different each time too, so it is a good mix of choices for you to experience when doing these pairings at home.

Happy Face Chardonnay and Feta Cheese:

Husch Chardonnay and Le Delice de Bourgogne:

Chappellet Chardonnay and Gabietou:

La Crema Chardonnay and Marinated Cheese:

Mâcon-Villages Chardonnay and Le Maréchal Emmi:

Kendall Jackson Chardonnay and Notre Dame French Brie:

Gouda Goat Cheese with Beringer Chardonnay and Grenache Noir:

Steele Chardonnay and Champagne Cheddar Cheese:

Fuzion Chenin Blanc/Chardonnay and Quesos Deleite:

We’ve found some of these to be especially good pairings and others to be better separate but it’s never a bad day when you are drinking wine and eating cheese. Happy Chardonnay Day from WineAndCheeseFriday!

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