Here is the breakdown of three of the recently released wines. There are more.
Albemarle Sauvignon Blanc, a classic, is fruit forward with good acid so it’s good for warm weather and pairs well with the following foods: BBQ and grilled meats, fried chicken, veggies like asparagus and artichoke, and grilled shrimp.
Albemarle Viognier, a great alternative to the usual whites, Viognier is enjoying a lot of popularity lately. Try it with seafood, pasta with veggies, cold cuts, assorted salads and vegetarian dishes.
Albemarle Simply Red, a Bordeaux-style red blend, is an elegant wine that pairs well with pastas, beef, veal, stews and substantial salads.
This recipe goes well with the
Asparagus and Avocado Salad with Orange-Hollandaise
4 egg yolks
1/2 lb soft (but not melted) Butter
Salt and Pepper
2 tbsp Orange Juice
Whisk the egg yolks and the orange juice together in a bowl over a pot of hot water until slightly thickened. Continue whisking, and add a little of the butter at a time (wait until the piece has melted before adding the next little piece). When all the butter has melted, season with the lemon juice, salt, and pepper. Keep in a warm space until you are ready to use.
1 c Olive Oil
1/2 c Balsamic Vinegar
Salt and Pepper
Slowly whisk the vinegar into the oil and season with salt and pepper.
Asparagus (blanched till tender)
Toss the greens with the vinaigrette.
Place 5 slices of the avocado in the center and lay 3 pieces of the warm asparagus over the top.
Top with a little hollandaise.
Kluge Estate Winery and Vineyard
100 Grand Cru Drive
Charlottesville, VA 22902
434 977 3895
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