Salmon is in lots of methods the chicken of the fish world – an element you could serve in lots of various ways and therefore suit with a number of different wines.
That said, it’s a rich fish, often offered with cream or butter as well as therefore an organic candidate to pair with a medium-to-full-bodied white wine like chardonnay.
Raw salmon such as salmon sashimi or tartare
Try a crisp fresh white such as a gruner veltliner or a completely dry rose – a remarkably excellent suit with salmon sashimi as I discovered here.
As much concerning the tangy marinade as the fish itself. Torrontes from Argentina is a good pairing or -an unusual suit but one I located worked well a while back – a Soave from Italy
Cold poached salmon with mayo or a salmon terrine
Chablis is an exceptionally reliable pairing for this kind of meal but other crisp dry whites like Pinot Grigio, Albarino, Sancerre or a crisp Chenin Blanc will match well also.
Warm salmon with a hollandaise or beurre blanc sauce
A timeless salmon dish that matches well with a high quality oak-aged (but not also oaky) Chardonnay. White wine red would certainly be charming. View also this pairing of salmon with leeks and also chardonnay
Salmon en croute or fish pies with salmon
Once again likely to be abundant and also creamy so Chardonnay needs to again make a hit or attempt an old vine Chenin Blanc. View also this tasty recipe for salmon in pastry with currants and also ginger.
Salmon fishcakes or salmon hash
Chardonnay once more (this is getting dull but it is the most reputable wine coupleding with salmon!). However a sparkling wine like Cava – and even champagne – can be great as well.
Scorched or grilled salmon
Below’s where factors acquire interesting. Considering that salmon is a weighty fish if you grill or char it you can combine it with a red. Pinot Noir is my preferred match however a Gamay would certainly rub along gladly too. If you favor a white shot a completely dry Pinot Gris.
Blackened or barbecued salmon
If you cook salmon with Cajun- or Creole-style spicing it could manage a much more sturdy red still. Attempt a Merlot or a Zinfandel
Salmon teriyaki or yakitori
A fruity Pinot Noir is also a great wine match with Japanese style dishes such as salmon teriyaki or yakitori. Sake or fino sherry would be an excellent pairing also.
With Indian spicing I would certainly be inclined to opt for a white such as a dry Riesling or pinot Gris as opposed to a red. Or check out this unexpected fine sherry pairing and also for smoked salmon.