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Old 07-19-2007, 05:29 PM   #1
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Wine suggestions

What wines go best with Spanish paella? My recipe will have squid, lobster, Spanish sausage, and mussels. Spanish flan for dessert. What wines do you recommend? Thanks.

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Old 07-19-2007, 05:35 PM   #2
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A Spanish Rioja would be good.
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a sauvignon blanc, or a pinot noir
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Old 07-19-2007, 05:59 PM   #4
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If you're going to use a red, choose a wine that is low in tannins like a merlot, pinot noir, or rioja like Andy suggested.

If you're gong to serve a white, then I would suggest a full bodied chardonnay. Light to medium whites like a pinot grigio, sauvingnon blanc, viognier, etc. will get absolutely buried under the aggressive flavors from a dish like paella.
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Thank you guys. I will go with one of each red and white wines you suggested.
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