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Wine with Chicken Paprikash?

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What wine would go well Chicken Paprikash? I'm struggling with this one. Thanks for any suggestions!

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  1. Funny you should ask. My mom just came to visit this weekend for a Hungarian food lesson extravaganza. One night was chicken paprikas.

    I am not sure if it would be textbook appropriate, but we served a cabernet franc that was outstanding with the dish. It seemed to compliment the mushrooms in the sauce perfectly.


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    1. re: MunkeeCIAO

      Thanks for the great suggestion! I had a local (VA) cabernet franc that worked really well.

    2. Oremus's Tokaji (a dry, winey 100% Furmint) or a dry Alsatian Pinot Gris for a white.

      The Cabernet Franc's an interesting suggestion for a red. Along the same lines, a supple Kekfrankos from Hungary (or its Austrian counterpart Blaufrankisch).

        1. re: maria lorraine

          Amen. Calls for a fruity red.

          Merlot would work too IMO.

        2. Chardonnay... hits the garlic and cream notes particularly well.

          1. Leanyka
            Irsai Oliver
            (sorry, can't do the accents)

            I also like carswell's Oremus suggestion

            1. I like the wine suggestions - having a bottle myself tonight with George Lang's version of REAL Hungarian Chicken Paprikash. As for the other postings.... garlic?.... mushrooms????? really???