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Vitello Tonnato
Veal with Tuna Sauce

Vitello Tonnato

Vitello Tonnato is cold, sliced Veal served with a Tuna Mayonnaise.

A typical Piedmontese dish.

Pairing Suggestions

Piedmont Wines

Roero Arneis (Italy)
Gavi (Italy)
Favorita (Italy)
Nebbiolo Rosé (Italy)

White Wines

Soave (Italy)
Pinot Grigio (Italy)
Vermentino (Italy)
Chardonnay (France)
Albariño (Spain)
Alvarinho (Portugal)

International Pairings

Bubbles (World)
Metodo Classico (Italy)
Dry Rosé (World)

Description

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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