You’ve planned the picture-perfect Easter dinner. Now, what to pair with your main course? Whether you’re cooking a festive brunch or an elegant dinner, we’ve got wine pairings for some of the most popular Easter dishes. Selected by our wine expert, Curtis Mann, these wines were chosen for a range of tastes and budgets and are available at most of our stores.
Daou Cabernet Sauvignon
This is a robust and full-bodied wine with hints of blackberry, cassis, plum and black currant on the nose. The tannins provide multiple layers of boysenberry, black cherry, licorice and dried herb flavors.
E. Guigal Cotes du Rhone Red Wine
Deep in color with an expressive and complex nose of red fruit aromas, this wine has a mouthfeel that is rich with fine tannins. It is well-structured with cherry, plum and chocolate aromas.
Louis Jadot Beaujolais-Villages
Richly burgundy in color, this wine offers aromas of red fruits—particularly cherry. On the palate, it is slightly spicy with a touch of grey pepper, licorice and rose flower.
Chateau Ste. Michelle Harvest Select Riesling
This wine has a lemony color with a highly aromatic profile of peach, orange, lemon, papaya, pineapple and mineral notes. It has a vibrant and racy character with precise layers of tropical, stone and citrus fruits perfectly balanced.
St. Francis Sonoma County Chardonnay
This is a refreshing, medium-bodied Chardonnay with flavors and aromas of green apple, juicy pear and melon. A note of marzipan hints in the background. Bright and crisp, it’s nicely balanced with a touch of minerality on its smooth and silky finish.
La Crema Monterey Chardonnay
On the nose there are hints of Meyer lemon, passionfruit, grilled pineapple and pie crust. On the palate, nectarine, papaya and crisp citrus notes are complemented by a touch of spice and complex minerality.