sriracha.buzz Dallas | April 6 , 2015
“It’s a smile, it’s a kiss, it’s a sip of wine “ Kenny Chesney
Quintessential German-style Rieslings — penetratingly scented, light with a whispering sweetness balanced by just-right acidity — are usually the first wines cited for Asian foods.
You can't go wrong when you figure in a fragrant, deftly balanced Riesling like our Poet’s Leap from Washington or the German August Kesseler.
Try a Reisling paired with Shinsei’s gorgeous “Chili and Herb Tempura Whole Fish” served with a crisp stir-fry salad and a trio of sauces. The delicate interplay of oil balanced with herbs, chilis, soy, rice vinegar, salt and cracked pepper is a feast for the senses!
It may be understandable that someone would say that Asian cooking is not good for wine — it is not good if you fail to apply principles of harmony and balance in both your cooking and wine selection. But when you do, you've got quite a dramatic match!
Of course, you should select and drink the wines that make you happy.
Remember, Mondays at Shinsei is “wine o’clock” with 1/2 price bottles from 5p – 10p. Come share the journey and a bottle or two with family and friends. [ reserve your table at Shinsei ]
Shinsei Pairing Suggestion
Chili and Herb Tempura Whole Fish
Asian stir-fry salad, trio of sauces
Poet’s Leap Riesling, Washington
August Kesseler Riesling, Germany
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