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Chardonnay Wine Recipes & Pairings

Our Chardonnay Wine Recipe collection features easy gourmet recipes specifically designed to pair well with Chardonnay.

American Chardonnays
French Chardonnays

Chardonnay Wine Recipes & Food Wine Pairings



American Chardonnays
Region: California

Appellation: California

2010 Bogle Chardonnay
Very reasonably priced budget option that's highly drinkable. ($12)

   paired with
   Lobster Tacos with Fresh Corn & Creamy Cilantro Sauce

Go to:  Lobster Tacos - Chardonnay Pairing

Lobster Taco Recipe


Appellation: Central Coast

2010 Bernardus Chardonnay
Appealing flavors of ripe fear and a kiss of oak. Balance of rich body and juicy acidity. ($24.99)

   paired with
   Roasted Chicken with Savory Root Vegetables

Go to: Roasted Chicken - Chardonnay Pairing

Roasted Chicken Recipe


Appellation: Monterey County

2011 Clos LaChance Chardonnay
Clean style with no aging in oak. Fruit-forward with tropical notes of pineapple. ($14.99)

   paired with
   Roasted Chicken with Savory Root Vegetables

Go to:  Roasted Chicken - Chardonnay Pairing

Roasted Chicken Recipe
 

2006 Estancia Chardonnay, Pinnacles Ranch
Fresh and zesty, with a little touch of cream on the finish. Not overly complex, but very tasty. ($10.99)

   paired with
   Crab Cakes with Fresh Herbs and Spicy Aioli

Go to:  Crab Cakes - Chardonnay Pairing

Chardonnay Wine Pairing with Crab Cakes Recipe

Appellation: Napa Valley

2010 Cakebread Chardonnay
Rich and luscious with fine balance and fruit character. ($37)

   paired with
   Lobster Tacos with Fresh Corn & Creamy Cilantro Sauce

Go to:  Lobster Tacos - Chardonnay Pairing

Lobster Taco Recipe

 
2006 Chateau Montelena Chardonnay

Bright and vibrant, with green apple and pear flavors, and the hint of a spicy touch of oak. ($40)

   paired with
   Crab Cakes with Fresh Herbs and Spicy Aioli

Go to:  Crab Cakes - Chardonnay Pairing

 
Chardonnay Wine Pairing with Crab Cakes Recipe

Appellation: Sonoma Coast

2007 Sonoma Cutrer, Russian River Ranches
Classic and minerally, this is an ode to Burgundy, married with bright California fruit flavors. ($23)
 

   paired with
   Lobster Macaroni and Cheese

Go to:  Lobster Mac & Cheese - Chardonnay Pairing

Lobster Macaroni and Cheese Chardonnay Wine Pairing

Appellation: Sonoma County

2009 Arrowood Chardonnay
Balanced and creamy, with apple/flavors and a hint of toasty oak. ($23)
 

   paired with
   Cod Cake Salad with Warm Bacon Vinaigrette & Toasted Almonds

Go to:  Cod Cake Salad - Chardonnay Pairing

Cod Cake Salad - Chardonnay Pairing
 

2007 La Crema Chardonnay
This is a classic California buttery style, but still with freshness, fruit and balance. ($20)
 

   paired with
   Stuffed Chicken Breast with Feta, Olives & Red Peppers

Go to:  Stuffed Chicken Breast - Chardonnay Pairing

Chardonnay Wine Pairing with Stuffed Chicken Breast Recipe

French Chardonnays
Region: Burgundy

2007 J.J. Vincent, Bourgogne Blanc
Clean apple and pear flavors. Somewhat lean alone, shows more creaminess with food. ($15)
 

   paired with
   Lobster Macaroni and Cheese

Go to:  Lobster Mac & Cheese - Chardonnay Pairing

Lobster Macaroni and Cheese Chardonnay Wine Pairing

Appellation: Mâcon

2007 Joseph Drouhin, Mâcon-Villages
Creamy and delicate at the same time, with mouthwatering pear and apple flavors. ($10)
 

   paired with
   Stuffed Chicken Breast with Feta, Olives & Red Peppers

Go to:  Stuffed Chicken Breast - Chardonnay Pairing

Chardonnay Wine Pairing with Stuffed Chicken Breast Recipe
 

2011 Les Pierres Blanche, Mâcon-Villages
Creamy and delicate at the same time, with mouthwatering pear and apple flavors. ($15)
 

   paired with
   Cod Cake Salad with Warm Bacon Vinaigrette & Toasted Almonds

Go to:  Cod Cake Salad - Chardonnay Pairing

Cod Cake Salad - Chardonnay Pairing

 

 


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