Vitello Tonnato is cold, sliced Veal served with a Tuna Mayonnaise.
A typical Piedmontese dish.
This Piedmontese delicacy has ingredients with contrasting flavors: veal, tuna, capers, mayonnaise and lemon.
The dominant flavor is the tuna sauce, so the best match is a white wine.
We suggest bubbles if Vitello Tonnato is served as an Apetizer. Bubbles work perfectly with tasty capers and tuna mayo.
If Vitello Tonnato is served as a main course, a Piedmontese white is the perfect match.
We don't recommend red wines because of the tuna and lemon mayonnaise: red wine could result unpleasant and give a fishy aftertaste.
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