7 Turkey Day Chardonnays (and What to Pair Them With)

New reviews of versatile whites that will shine at the Thanksgiving table
7 Turkey Day Chardonnays (and What to Pair Them With)
There's always going to be disagreements at Thanksgiving, but the wine doesn't have to be one of them. (iStock)
Nov 15, 2018

Before we all go into full hibernation mode and stock up on rich reds for the winter, let's consider pairing possibilities for the upcoming holidays. A classic Thanksgiving choice is Chardonnay. The wines in today's selection are crowd-pleasers and made in diverse styles, and not only will they be great alongside turkey, they'll also pair well with a variety of Thanksgiving side dishes. Get the scores and tasting notes!

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