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5 Winter Wines and Their Perfect Food Pairings

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Winter’s here, and your casseroles, roasts, and stews demand bottles with heft. These are the vintages you should look for to complement hearty dishes.

2017 Turley Juvenile Zinfandel ($32)

Loaded with lively flavors of cherries and cranberries, this wine makes a good match for roast leg of lamb and beef stroganoff.

Find It: Bottle Grove in White Plains and Bedford Wine Merchants in Bedford Village

2016 Felsina Chianti Classico Riserva ($31)

The deep plum and blueberry notes of this wine mate well with veal parmesan, spaghetti and meatballs, and beef brisket.

Find It: Larchmont Wine & Liquor in Larchmont and Zachys in Scarsdale

2014 Jordan Cabernet Sauvignon ($60)

With a bold, mouth-filling taste of cassis and cherry, this wine is perfect to serve with stews and roasts and is flavorful enough to match bouillabaisse and
seafood risotto.

Find It: Dodd’s Liquor City in Millwood and Stew Leonard’s Wine & Spirits
in Yonkers

2015 Trimbach Gewurztraminer ($23)

Showing a distinctive bouquet and flavor of lychees and hints of clove, this French import makes an excellent accompaniment for spicy fare, as well as pork and veal roasts.

Find It: Suburban Wine & Spirits in Yorktown Heights and Varmax in Port Chester

2017 Loosen Bros Dr. L Riesling ($13)

With the sweet taste of ripe peaches and a crisp finish, this wine goes well with lobster mac ’n’ cheese and roast turkey and its traditional accompaniments.

Find It: Art of Wine in Pleasantville, Station Plaza Wine in Bronxville, and Wine Bazaar in New Rochelle