🔔
Loading…
🔎

My Basket ()

All questions

What's a good white wine to go with an asparagus risotto? Would a Riesling work well??

asked by LivB over 3 years ago
4 answers 3479 views
23b88974-7a89-4ef5-a567-d442bb75da04--avatar
added over 3 years ago

Rieslings are popular with asparagus in Germany, where asparagus rules the table in spring. You might find a good Gew├╝rztraminer from Alsace, a Silvaner from Franken (northern Bavaria) or a Gr├╝ner Veltiner from Austria that would also pair well. The trick is finding the right wine that wil work with the asparagus, so check with your wine merchant for his/her recommendations.

8f5038ed-8aca-4d33-aef7-8a0ce63adc40--img00019-20100929-0432_1_
sexyLAMBCHOPx

sexyLAMBCHOPx is a trusted home cook.

added over 3 years ago

Prosecco would be nice or maybe a saviagnon blanc, IMHO.

153e100a-284f-4c64-a3cc-72ac1de69d2d--zester_003
pierino

pierino is a trusted source on General Cooking and Tough Love.

added over 3 years ago

Riesling is a good choice. I also agree on sauvignon blanc. While I like prosecco I don't think of it as a dinner wine as it's sparkling, crisp and low alcohol (10%). However if the asparagus risotto is an appetizer or first course it might pair up in that context.