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Fish in Tomato Sauce

Fish in Tomato

Pairing Suggestions

Alvarinho (Portugal)
Verdicchio (Italy)
Albariño (Spain)
Piquepoul (France)
Sauvignon Blanc(World)

Red Alternatives

Beaujolais (France)
Pinot Noir(World)

Other Excellent Alternatives

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

Description

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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