WINE PAIRINGS FOR POTATO LYONNAISE
as recommended by Karen Bonarrigo
Lyonnaise – heralding from Lyon, France – suggests that French-style wines would be great matches for this dish. Lyon is part of the Rhone region of France and is known for great grape varietals such as Viognier, Grenache, Mourvèdre, and Syrah among others.
(beautifully aromatic dry white) – showcases lush, ripe fruit flavors of peaches, apples and apricots. It achieves graceful balance with notes of honey and spice.
Potatoes are rich and often are matched with butter, cream which create an overall weighty texture on the palate which is nicely balanced by the fruitful delicate body of this wine.
(versatile and intriguing Grenache, Syrah, Mourvèdre dry red blend) – medium-bodied wine with a blended synergy of rich flavors like blackberry, dark cherry, and plum- with a hint of spice.
Potatoes provide great foundation for adding additional herbs, sautéed garlic and onions to match alongside of roasted meats, such as game meat, lamb, pork loin, chicken and turkey.