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Ceviche

Ceviche

Ceviche is a Latin American (Peru) dish of Raw Fish cured in fresh Citrus Juice.

Normally spiced with Chili Pepper, Onions, Salt, and Coriander.

Best Wine Match

Grüner Veltliner (Austria)
Sauvignon Blanc (World)

Ohter Excellent Pairings

Alvarinho (Portugal)
Vermentino (Italy)
Albariño (Spain)
Dry Riesling (Germany)

Bubbles

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

Description

Ceviche (also Cebiche and Seviche) is a popular appetizer with plenty of citrus juice (lemon or lime).

Ceviche needs a good and acidic white wine to stand up to all of that citrus juice.

The raw fish is "cooked" without heat by the acidic citrus solution.

The wine should be extra fresh (acidic) and fruity to cope with both lemon, fat, salt and umami.

Slightly fizzy Alvarinho from Portugal is a very good choice. But Grüner Veltliner and Sauvignon Blanc are matches made in heaven.

A sparkling wine can also be a good match.

Steer away from red wines.

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