appetizer pairing w/ Guenoc wine

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  1. charma

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    Hello,

    I'm trying to figure out some appetizer ideas for a dinner party which involves wine tasting. I'd like suggestions that would accompany a Guenoc wine please. thanks  /img/vbsmilies/smilies/smile.gif
     
  2. shroomgirl

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    I'm not familiar with Guenoc, do you have a flavor profile?
     
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  4. charma

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    Guenoc wine.  I am drinking the Guenoc Claret. It is a cab-sauv, merlot, petite sirah, with a gorgeous garnet coloring.

    Flavors of cherry, plum & red raspberries tickle the pallette and as I read about this blend, hints of vanilla & caramel

    are included. Yummmmy.  I am looking for appropriate appetizers to pair with this wine as well as others, such as a Malbec

    from Argentina. If anyone has a clue for me to accompany a Malbec, my life would be great.  Another quandry is the Mouton Cadet

    from  France. Trying to cover the gamut of whites, reds and an ice-wine for dessert.  Hope to have an enjoyable and memorable

    evening for many.

    Thanks.
     
  5. shroomgirl

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    First thing that comes to mind is tuna....don't know why.  Blue fin with a spice crust, searred rare.

    orange zest in sauce....I'm thinking not a berry sauce.
     
  6. charma

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    What is your opinion of smoked salmon with Guenoc?

    I am using the Claret from France.
     
  7. shroomgirl

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    guess it depends on how heavily it's smoked.