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Posted by STUMPIE, Jun 22.

A real beginner here, but I love discovering new wines. I need help selecting wine to go with slow roasted salmon with lemon and rosemary, corn souffle, and marinated zucchini and tomato pasta. Thanks.

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Reply by dvogler, Jun 22.

Welcome Stumpie,

I can't be of much assistance with a pairing (most people would suggest white wine to go with the fish, but I prefer reds, even with salmon).

Sounds like a great meal, I could help devour it!

What wines do you enjoy?

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Reply by JonDerry, Jun 22.

Where are you located Stumpie?

A light red (Pinot Noir, Gamay from Beaujolais) or rich white (Chardonnay) should work well.

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Reply by dmcker, Jun 22.

With that meal I'd definitely go white. Could be a nice chardonnay with both acid and some roundness of body, or even a dry riesling from Alsace or maybe (if you hunt well) North America. I wouldn't want a thin, acidic white nor a pinot. The tannins in the pinot do not match the zucchini, tomato or even lemon with my palate.

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Reply by STUMPIE, Jun 22.

Thanks for the replies..I was thinking of a full-bodied  chardonnay, but I read somewhere that an oaky wine would not pair well with an egg dish like the corn shuffle. So any suggestions on a good chardonnay would be greatly appreciated. I know a prosecco would go with the souffle, but I'm not sure about its pairing with the lemony salmon and the pasta with zucchini. A big challenge is finding a good wine shop in rural Ohio. We are about an hour and a half from Columbus, but it's not always easy to make that trip. By the way, Stumpie is my cat's name. Here's her picture.s her picture.

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Reply by outthere, Jun 22.

There are plenty of un-oaked Chards on the market. What are shipping laws like in your State?

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Reply by dmcker, Jun 22.

Chardonnay goes just fine with corn souffle.

And what big ears Stumpie has! Where'd she get her name?  Not from her ears, that's for sure.  ;-)

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Reply by dvogler, Jun 23.

Really Big Al will love talking cats with you!


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