And Now Pair This, Cheese Edition

Pick of the Week: Cono Sur Bicicleta Pinot Noir 2019, Chile

And Now Pair This (Cheese Edition) Results:

Brie: Lindemans Bin 65 (unoaked) Chardonnay, or spend big bucks on a real French Chablis.

Aged Cheddar: White Haven New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc or Folonari Ripasso Valpolicella

Manchego: Spanish Cava, such as Codorniu Clasico or Freixenet

Cambozola: Ogier Cotes du Rhone Heritages, Louis Bernard Côtes du Rhône-Villages, Les Dauphins Côtes du Rhône Réserve

Plain Goat Cheese: Champaign or Pinot Noir… that simple.

Smoked Gouda: Bread & Butter Cabernet Sauvignon, California, Columbia Crest Horse Heaven Hills H3 Merlot, Washington State

And, in closing, if faced with a varied cheese plate, go for a well balanced chardonay (white) or a well balanced sangiovese, grenache, or rioja (red).