2014 Chateau Ste. Michelle Columbia Valley Chardonnay

Chateau-Ste.-Michelle-Columbia-Valley-ChardonnayFrom the winemaker – “My goal with the Columbia Valley Chardonnay is to make it a pleasurable, food-friendly wine. This is a fresh, soft style of Chardonnay with bright apple and sweet citrus fruit character with subtle spice and oak nuances.”

Chateau Dungeness Crab Cakes

Yield: Makes 24
Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes

1 lb. Fresh Dungeness Crab, pick through to remove bits of shell, and squeeze the liquid out 2 Tbs. fine diced apple 2 Tbs. fine diced red pepper, squeeze to remove liquid 2 Tbs. fine diced yellow pepper, squeeze to remove liquid 3 Tbs. minced red onion ¼ c. mayonnaise ¾ c. plus 2 Tbs. bread crumbs 1 Tbs. chopped fresh tarragon 3 Tbs. vegetable oil Washington apple slaw, recipe follows.
Mix the first five ingredients in a small bowl.  Add chopped tarragon and mayonnaise, mixing until completely incorporated.  Add ¼ cup plus 2 tablespoons of bread crumbs and mix thoroughly.  If the mixture doesn’t hold it’s shape, add a little more mayonnaise.  Divide into 24 equal portions and form into patties.  Chill for at least 30 minutes, then coat with remaining bread crumbs.

Heat a non-stick saute pan over medium heat, add oil, and place the crab cakes in the pan.  Cook until golden brown on each side, about 3-4 minutes.  Remove from the pan and place on heated serving plate.  Top each crab cake with some of the Washington apple slaw to serve.


This wine was given a 86 point rating by Wine Spectator.


2014 vintage in a 750 ml – Standard Bottle is currently in stock at Byram and Hackettstown for $12.99 a bottle, $70.15 a 1/2 case with a 10% half case discount, and $124.71 a case with a 20% full case discount. SKU#17670

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