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Which White? Chicken/lime/cilantro

danna | Aug 29, 2008 09:19 AM

I'm having a pool party, Gustav willing, serving Epicurious foolproof grilled chicken, which is a brined chicken tossed in a "vinagrette" of olive oil, fish sauce, lime, mint, cilantro, and the barest hint of red pepper flakes. (note no vinegar, so easy on the wine) Sides are wheat berry salad w/ corn and tomatos, arugula/watermelon/feta/olive salad, multiple breads and spreads.

I need suggestions for a white that won't fight the fairly intense flavors of the chicken. I usually like NZ Sauv Blanc, CA Viognier, love Caymus Condundrum, but can't afford to serve it to this many people (24). Red suggestions are also welcomed if you think they're called for...my actual plan was just to serve the garnacha I have in the basement if people really want red w this chicken.

Specific suggstions (under $15, maybe?) or just an idea of a good choice of varietal would be helpful. Thanks!

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