Champagne Caviar Complement, Paired Plates and Tasting Menus

The gastronomic delights of Champagne pairings

Champagne Caviar Complement, Paired Plates and Tasting Menus
Oysters and Pearls, Per Se, New York
From the Dec 15, 2022, issue

Long associated with Russian tsars and European royalty, caviar is a natural pairing for Champagne based on their shared prestige alone—if one luxury is good, then two must be better, right? But the partnership goes well beyond perception, with the shape of the roe mimicking the beads of Champagne and the salinity of the caviar echoed in the minerality of most bubbly. It’s an intriguing match that any true Champagne lover should experience.

Read our guide to Champagne and caviar pairings, plus paired plates and tasting menus centered on the beloved French sparkler.

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