Grilled Salmon and Pinot Noir is a classic pairing.
The light-bodied and earthy Pinot Noir picks up the richness of the Salmon, and the sweet, smocky taste of caramelized skin.
Look for fruit, smoke and earth.
If you go for a white wine, it should not be too oaked. Oak can overpower a delicate grilled Salmon.
But again, it all depends on the marinade, sauce and spices you use.
Sparkling and Rosé Wines are a super match: they please everybody!
Try a Saignée method Rosé, it's a bolder style Rosé, darker and more savory.
Salmon is rich in Omega-3 fatty acids, therefore suggested in healthy diets, 1-2 times per week.
Farmed salmon is fed with processed fish feed, whereas wild salmon eats various invertebrates. This results in different flavor, fat content and color.
Wild Salmon is more expansive, the color is more orange than pink, and the meat is more savoury.
The wine choice depends on the Preparation Method and Sauce.
Bubbles are always a pleasure.
|If the Sauce is:||The best Wine match is:|
|Herbs + Citrus||Sauvignon Blanc|
Sweet + Sour
|Pinot Grigio, Chenin Blanc|
|Zinfandel, Côtes du Rhône|
|Teriyaki Sauce||New World Pinot Noir|
Fino Sherry, Sake
|Yakitori Sauce||New World Pinot Noir|
Fino Sherry, Sake
|If the Salmon is:||The best Wine match is:|
|White: Chardonnay, Pinot Gris|
Red: Chilled Pinot Noir
|Smoked||Champagne Blanc de Blanc, Riesling|
|Sushi||Sancerre, Gruner Veltliner|
|Fish Cakes||Pinot Blanc|
Sauvignon + Semillon Blend
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