Wine Pairing with Greek style lamb kabobs?
- MartiniQueen Jul 27, 2007 12:38 PM
We're making griled lamb kabobs (marinated in olive oil, lemon, garlic, rosemary) that will be served with tzatziki for dipping.
Any wine suggestions would be greatly appreciated...thanks! :)
I generally go with Retsina for greek foods, there are red greek wines that might work better with lamb a quick google search or maybe one of our Greek friends out there might have a suggestion.
If I can only pick one wine for this dish it's probably going to be Cabernet Sauvignon...
But you would also do very well with Tempranillo, Syrah, and/or Zinfandel...
These are delicious matchups, enjoy and please report back.
Are there any Greek wine stores in your area?
They dark, spciy Xynomavro grape (the prime component of Naoussa red wine) is the ideal match for such dishes. Boutari, as mentinoed before, makes a several very nice Naoussas.