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Wine or beer pairing for frisée, egg & truffle salt salad?

Making a salad of frisée lettuce, poached egg, crispy pancetta and truffle salt - what would a good wine be? I'm thinking a white..

asked by Megan almost 2 years ago
6 answers 937 views
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added almost 2 years ago

Personally, I'd opt for a really nice dry Reisling. I thought I hated Reisling until I tasted some in Austria and they are very refreshing and not sweet. Your meal sounds lovely!

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added almost 2 years ago

French Chardonnay. Not California! Totally different flavor. Crisp and dry.
Good mouth feel.
I love that salad.

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added almost 2 years ago

One of my favorite salads - and I always pair with a dry, crisp rose.

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added almost 2 years ago

I agree with a nice dry white, such as the Reisling suggestion below. But, if you have beer drinkers, you might want to offer a Belgian Style Tripel. La Fin Du Monde is an outstanding choice. Drinker beware; these pack a punch.

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Nancy

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added almost 2 years ago

If you''re open to the idea or taste of reds, Beaujolais or zinfandel or any light red. Or, back to whites, champagne.

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QueenSashy

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added almost 2 years ago

Love the salad. Another vote for champagne or a nice dry, mineral white to counter all these high punch flavors...

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