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Chorizo (Spain)

Chorizo

Chorizo is a Spanish spicy hot sausage.

Pairing Suggestions

Ribera del Duero (Spain)
Rioja (Spain)
Tempranillo (Spain)

Other Excellent Alternatives

Chianti (Italy)
Merlot (France)
Lagrein (Italy)

Chorizo Loves Bubbles

Prosecco (Italy)
Cava (Spain)
Sekt (Germany)
Champagne (France)

Description

Chorizo is a spicy Spanish Salami flavored with garlic, red pepper, and sometimes smoked. It pairs best with red wines with ripe fruit.

Salt in food softens the acidity in wine. Go for high acidity.

Fat, spicy meat also loves citrus and acidity, but avoid grassy whites like Sauvignon Blanc.

Go for bubbles.

Oaked wines tend to heighten the chilli heat.

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Food and Wine Pairing

Food and wine pairing is highly dependent on both the taste components in the food and the taste components in the wine.


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