Open a bottle for a braised chicken dish, maybe one with bacon, mushrooms and pearl onions. I'd drink it with braised lamb shanks or a few perfect chops too.
— S. Irene Virbila
Price: About $32
What it goes with: Braised chicken or lamb, grilled lamb chops
Where to find it: K&L Wine Merchants in Hollywood, (323) 464-9463, http://www.klwines.com; Mission Wines in South Pasadena, (626) 403-9463, http://www.missionwines.com; Vendome Liquors in Toluca Lake, (818) 766-9593, http://www.vendometolucalake.com; and the Wine House in West Los Angeles, (310) 479-3731, http://www.winehouse.com.