Wine connoisseurs can vouch for the utter divinity of the spirit and the aplomb with which it can be partaken with different cuisines. Wine pairing is crucial to bring out the exotic flavours of not only the spirit but also the foods that are eaten with it.
Here Are Some Best Appetizers That Go Well With Wine
Caviar is nothing but fish eggs. It is an excellent appetizer and goes exceedingly well with bubbly champagne. The two create a wonderful sensation on the palate.
Oysters With Chablis
Chablis is a mineral-based wine made from the chardonnay grape and originates from the Chablis region of France. This wine brings out the flavour of oysters. Oysters are a wonderful accompaniment that go exceedingly well with the Chablis wine.
Chevre cheese is a rich, creamy goat cheese. The Sauvignon wine goes particularly well with this cheese. The acidity of the sauvignon wine helps to break the fatty taste of goat cheese and this results in an explosive sensation in the mouth.
Steak with Malbec
Meats especially steak go well with Malbec, an Argentinean wine that is full bodied and spicy. You can also have steak with Malbec that originates from France.
Roast Duck Slices With Pinot Noir
This is indeed a match made in heaven. Thin slices of duck meat go very well with the fruity flavours of the wine.
Grilled Steak in Peppercorn with Shiraz
Grilled steak needs a powerful wine like the tannic Shiraz, which goes very well with the meat. The peppercorn sauce goes with the tangy, peppery taste of the Shiraz.
Sushi Rolls With A Dry Rieslin
This wine has a very light body and a tangy citrus flavour to it. It goes exceedingly well with Californian and Japanese sushi.
The junk food aficionados can take solace from the Shiraz wine, which goes very well with chicken burgers and fries. The Shiraz’s flavour brings out the succulent flavour of the meat especially if the meat is char-grilled.
Green Thai Curry With A Dry Wine
Any dry wine is beautifully offset with the sweetness and tanginess of Thai green curry. The lemon grass flavour of the Thai green curry brings out the potent taste of the dry wine.
Dim Sums With Sauvignon Blanc
Whether prawn chicken or vegetarian, this wine will bring out the zesty and succulent flavours of the dim sums.
Port Wine and Dark Chocolate
This is one pairing which most people find very difficult to resist. The sweetness of the port wine is superbly matched with bitter-sweetness of dark chocolate, bringing out an irresistible flavour.
Lobster With Oaked Chardonnay
The buttery and creamy texture of the wine matches beautifully with the creamy lobster meat stuffed inside its shell, enhancing the taste of the lobster.
Castelmagno with Barolo
Castelmagno is a hard cheese, which is extremely fragrant. It goes very well with the Barolo. The Barolo comes in a variety of flavours from berries, tannins to rose petal and the flavours of the Barolo go very well with the hardness of the cheese.