Course: Understanding Wine
food pairing with zinfandel
Zinfandel is known for its ripe fruit as well as its tannins. This series of pairings demonstrates how the wine's fruit and tannins interact with salt, acidity and fat in food.
How does the Zinfandel taste now?
Although lightly salty foods can soften perceived tannin, very high levels of salt will increase the perceived tannin in red wine, making the wine seem more harsh, bitter and astringent.
How does the Zinfandel...
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