There's nothing quite like some local asparagus, prepared simply with a knob of butter slowly melting over the top and a chilled glass of decent Chablis.
Asparagus is a wonderful dish but it does create problems in terms of wine matching. A tannic red will clash, as will an oaky white. If you're going for a white, choose a Sauvignon blanc from almost anywhere in the world and you won't be disappointed.
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