Adobo is the unofficial national dish of the Philippines.
Here Spain meets China in the kitchen! In fact "Adobo" in Spanish means to "marinate".
Chicken Adobo is braised in oil, vinegar, soy sauce, garlic, herbs and spices. The flavorful sauce calls for a medium red wine with good acidity: a fruity wine, with some residual sugar to fight the hot spices and low alcohol to not to overpower the dish.
Riesling is an all times favorite with spicy Asian cuisine. Its freshness and residual sugar work magically with the ingredients in the sauce and have a lot of acidity to please your palate.
White meat also pairs well with rosé wines and bubbles.
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