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Salmon is a versatile ingredient that can be paired with a range of wines, depending on the flavor profile and accompaniments.
"Salmon, with its rich and succulent flesh, with natural flavors ranging from buttery and mild to robust and smoky, and slightly oily profile, offers a versatile canvas for wine pairing," says Joyce Lin, a New York City-based certified sommelier and wine writer.
Pinot Noir from the Central Otago region of New Zealand is a great choice for pairing with simple seared salmon. These wines are fruit-forward and juicy with bright acidity that complements the flavors of the salmon.
When wine writer Wanda Mann...reached for, a classic pairing with salmon and for good reason."