Tomatoes are acidic, so a fresh, crispy, and dry white wine matches.
Albariño's delicious fresh acidity makes it excellent with fish and seafood.
Piquepoul is splendid with both tomatoes and Mediterranean seafood. Italian-style tomato sauce can use a crispy Italian wine like Verdicchio.
Fish in tomato sauce can be paired with both white and red wines.
If you use a red wine, it should be a light red wine. You will almost never want a big red wine with fish.
But a light red wine can go quite well with fat or big-flavor fish dishes like tuna, salmon, and mackerel.
However, tannins in red wine can react with the iron in fish and cause a metallic taste, and red wines can often overpower the taste of a delicate fish.
Avoid. Tannic reds.
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