Lemon Chicken pairs best with a fresh and fruity white wine with good acidity.
Unoaked Chardonnay is lemony and matches both the flavor and acidity.
Oaked Chardonnay does not work because it has gone through a process called Malolactic Fermentation, where the citrusy flavors transform into buttery ones.
Citrusy Light Rosé are a good match but stay away from red wines, they overpower the dish.
Avoid Tannic Reds and Oaky Whites.
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