Cards of Wine

Wine Pairing
Salad Niçoise

Salad Nicoise

Pairing Suggestions

Provence Rosé (France)
Sauvignon Blanc (World)
Vermentino (Italy)
Dry Riesling (Germany)

Other Excellent Alternatives

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

Description

Salad Niçoise consists of cucumber, beans, boiled eggs, tuna, tomatoes, anchovies, and a multitude of flavors.

A Dry Rosé is our best suggestion. It is light enough to deal with the vegetables and powerful enough to stand against the fat tuna.

Salad Niçoise would also pair well with light and crisp whites such as Sauvignon Blanc.

Pairing Wine and Acid

Pairing wine with salads can be a challenge.

Salad dressings are mostly vinegar-based with high acidity.

Always remember to pair acidity with acidity.

Choose a wine with high acidity.

Low acidity wines will drown in the salad.

Tannic reds will taste sour next to anything bright and acidic.

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