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Sherry Shallot Vinaigrette

The perfect addition to any fresh green salad or grilled vegetables, this vinaigrette is a favorite in the Jordan kitchen and used throughout the year. This vibrant vinaigrette also complements the structure of our Chardonnay and frames its bright acidity.

Ingredients

  • 2 Tbsp Dijon mustard

  • 1 small head of garlic (12 whole cloves, peeled)

  • 2 medium shallots, roughly chopped

  • 1½ cups sherry vinegar

  • ½ bunch Tarragon, stemmed

  • 1 Tbsp salt* 

  • 2 Tbsp granulated sugar*

  • 1 Tbsp ground pepper*

  • 2 cups Jordan Extra Virgin Olive Oil

* salt, sugar, and pepper can be adjusted to taste

Ingredients

  • 2 Tbsp Dijon mustard

  • 1 small head of garlic (12 whole cloves, peeled)

  • 2 medium shallots, roughly chopped

  • 1½ cups sherry vinegar

  • ½ bunch Tarragon, stemmed

  • 1 Tbsp salt* 

  • 2 Tbsp granulated sugar*

  • 1 Tbsp ground pepper*

  • 2 cups Jordan Extra Virgin Olive Oil

* salt, sugar, and pepper can be adjusted to taste

Instructions

yields 4 quarts

To prepare the vinaigrette, combine mustard, garlic, shallots, sherry vinegar, tarragon, salt, sugar and pepper in a blender. Then, on low speed, slowly incorporate the extra virgin olive oil to emulsify. Adjust seasoning as needed.

This vinaigrette can be placed in tightly sealed container and stored in the refrigerator for up to one week.

Wine Pairing Suggestions

Every bottle of Jordan is crafted with food in mind. The elegant balance between fruit, acidity, tannin and alcohol found in our Chardonnay and Cabernet Sauvignon make them versatile for a variety of food & wine pairings. We’ve selected a few vintages that we believe will complement or contrast flavors in this recipe perfectly.