This is entirely at the other end of the spectrum. Grilled and intensely flavored, this pastrami style recipe is sweet and spicy, with the classic flavors of cola, coriander, allspice, brown sugar... you know where I'm going don't you. We all know that Pinot Noir is a good match for salmon, and here's a recipe that seems ready made for the pairing, though you might want to opt for a fuller bodied expression of Pinot like a classic example from the Russian River Valley to handle the richness and spice of this dish.
Pairing Summer's Salmon
Inspired ideas for the season's freshest salmon
Grilled Pastrami-Style Salmon