Tag Archives: El Dorado County

Food and Wine – Zinfandel Wine Pairings

Our supple and full-bodied Zinfandel consistently displays intense raspberry, black pepper, and spice aromas along with flavors which make it classic El Dorado Zinfandel. Enjoy our Zinfandels with these recipes: Red Wine Risotto Crostini with Grilled Peaches Mid-Eastern Spiced Lamb … Continue reading

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Food and Wine – Nebbiolo Wine Pairings

Nebbiolo, an Italian varietal also known as a Barolo or Barbaresco, is a wine with good color and a palate with rich texture and an identifiable strawberry/plum fruit. Enjoy our Nebbiolo with these recipes: Pasta Puttanesca pdf Penne with Italian … Continue reading

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Food and Wine – Cabernet Franc Wine Pairings

Madroña’s vines produce well balanced fruit bursting with cherry, raspberry and violet notes with virtually no herbaceous characters…the way Cabernet Franc should be. Enjoy our Cabernet Franc with the following recipes: Italian Sausage and Tortellini Soup Mushroom Stuffed Pork Loin … Continue reading

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Food and Wine – Dry Riesling Food Pairings

The unique nature of Riesling compared to most other varieties of wine is that it makes interesting and exceptional wines at different sweetness levels. One of our favorites is a traditional dry style, not unlike a German Kabinett, with the … Continue reading

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Food and Wine – Riesling Food Pairings

Using the great Rieslings of Germany as our inspiration, this variety has become a specialty of the winery. A long, cool fermentation preserves the complex array of fruit and floral qualities found in our grapes. Apple and Grilled Chicken Salad … Continue reading

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Food and Wine – Chardonnay Food Pairings

Madroña Chardonnay is an elegant and complex wine with no one aroma or flavor dominating. The selected level of malolactic secondary fermentation depends on the vintage — the goal always being a wine exhibiting exceptional acid balance and a crisp, … Continue reading

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