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Champagne & Caviar
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This month the wine guy pairs Champagne and caviar; The most renowned pairing perhaps for Caviar is Champagne. Its crisp acidity matches the Caviar's delicate flavors as does their complementary textures. The most compatible style is perhaps the less effervescent of the Champagnes. These houses would include Krug, Salon and Bollinger.

Some unusual pairings depending on the preparation of the dish might be Chablis or Gruner Veltliner, a pale green fruity and dry wine that is high in acid like Champagne. Its grapes are grown in Central Europe where the climate provides the mild Autumns needed for the grapes to flourish. If your desire is to stay on a modest path then perhaps a simple Sauvignon Blanc...

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