Frank Family Napa Valley Reserve Petite Sirah 2012 ($35) with Brined and Smoked Thanksgiving Turkey from 12 Perfect Wines for Thanksgiving Dinner

12 Perfect Wines for Thanksgiving Dinner

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Frank Family Napa Valley Reserve Petite Sirah 2012 ($35) with Brined and Smoked Thanksgiving Turkey

We've tasted scores of wines over the past few weeks, bearing in mind the flavor components in some of our favorite holiday recipes, and have come up with a dozen bottles that will work superbly with Thanksgiving dinner, with our ideal choices determined by the nature of the main dish.

Some of these wines will be readily available; others are from small producers and may be hard to find — but a good wine shop should be able to offer alternatives in the same style if you give them these names. Prices are approximate, and may vary from place to place.

Read on for our choice of 12 Perfect Wines for Thanksgiving Dinner.