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The Wine Maestro - Food and Wine Matching - Click to view more about The Wine Maestro Carefully selecting a complementary wine to partner a particular dish can bring out the best of both; transforming a good meal or pleasant tipple into a fabulous feast of flavours. Get this partnership wrong and you could end up with a sour taste in your mouth.

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Menetou Salon, Loire or New Zealand Sauvignon

Recipe:  Lemon and Parsley Fried Hake Fillets
Menetou Salon, Loire or New Zealand Sauvignon There is a wine from a region ‘inland’, away from the river Loire from Sancerre, called Menetou Salon which is a delicious dry Sauvignon, not dissimilar from Sancerre, which would be a great match for this fish dish. Or you could choose a more punchy Sauvignon from New Zealand, though remember to add a little more lemon juice to the fish!
Very good served with young, creamy goats’ cheese, or grilled fish dishes. If you are feeling flush, enjoy with half a dozen naked oysters.