Unique Eats: Gastropubs Wine Pairings

Wine pairing suggestions from Unique Eats
Episode: Gastropubs
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Wine pairing suggestions from Carla Rzeszewski, Wine Director, The Breslin Bar and Dining Room

Pairing for lamb burger:
Grapes: Nerello Cappuccio/ Nerello Mascalese
Region: Mount Etna, Sicily
Producer: Calabretta
Vintage: 2000

These indigenous Sicilian grapes are grown at high altitudes on the side of a still-active volcano, Mount Etna. Aromas of rich Port-like fruit and smoky, dark earth; on the palate, black fruit, smooth tannins, balanced acidity.


Pairing for charcuterie board:
Grapes: Riesling
Region: Niederoesterreich, Austria
Producer: Graf Hardegg
Vintage: 2008

Bright Riesling fruit on the nose: fresh apricot, mineral, meyer lemon; on the palate, extremely crisp, dry citrus with awesome acidity.

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