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Cacio e Pepe

Cacio e Pepe

Cacio e Pepe (Cheese and Pepper) is a simple pasta dish made with Spaghetti, Cheese (Pecorino), and Black Pepper.

White Wines Suggestions

Vermentino (Italy)
Pecorino (Italy)
Friulano (Italy)
Sauvignon Blanc (World)

Red Wines Alternatives

Etna Rosso (Italy)
Frappato (Italy)
Valpolicella (Italy)
Sangiovese (Italy)
Montepulciano d' Abruzzo (Italy)

Description

With Cacio e Pepe, you have to go for a tasteful white or a fruity red.

The original recipe comes from Lazio, so the first choice is a wine from that region such Frascati Superiore, Malvasia Puntinata e Malvasia di Candia.

Find a wine with peppery notes to match the black pepper in your dish!

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