Pairing Caviar and Wine

Experience the fanciest of pairings this holiday season

 


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Il Mosnel Brut

Paired with:
 
Salmon Roe: This pairing yields a lovely, fresh, creamy package whose only shortcoming is simplicity. The nuanced flavors of both the wine and the caviar are lost in the pairing.
 
America's Pride Golden Herring: The fruit flavor of the wine is fairly stripped away by this caviar, and the texture of both is somewhat rough and jarring. Not a good pairing.
 
American Bowfin: This is a great pairing, one where the fruit of the wine absolutely pops but at the same time all the nuance and complexity of the caviar flavors are well-preserved. Both the wine and the caviar remain fresh and lively.
 
American Paddlefish: The caviar flavor gets lost here and the creamy, full, nature of the wine really dominates the pairing.
 
American Hackleback: Killer champagne enhancer. This caviar totally frames and supports the flavors of the wine, building layer upon layer of flavor with a wonderful integration of the crispness of the caviar with the fullness of the wine.

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