We are approaching days of celebration, reunions and meetings, in which wine and food will be the protagonists of our tables. Choosing a good harmony can be decisive to become “the perfect host”, since a good match offers excellent nuances and sensations.
If you want to find the perfect pairing between the best wines and a good Christmas menu, here are some keys that will help you during these special dates.
- Look for balance and take care of the proportions, because if you overdo it, the opposite effect may occur.
- You must pay attention to the way you cook the food, because the final result depends on the cooking point.
- Keep an overview of the dishes and glasses to be served.
Therefore, we are going to select several typical Christmas recipes that can be combined with some of the best wines of Familia Martínez Bujanda:
To begin with, you can’t miss a board of Iberian cold meats and cheese as an appetizer, they are easy to serve and always look good. We recommend
Cantos de Valpiedra
which combines perfectly with these products, accentuates the flavors thanks to its intensity, and is smooth on the palate. It is also perfect for sobrasada and pates.
If fish or seafood cannot be missing in your Christmas menu, you can accompany it with
Finca Montepedroso Verdejo
Its acidity enhances the mild flavor of the fish, highlighting the notes of apricot and peach. As it has a great intensity, we suggest the scorpion fish cake, a saltwater fish, ideal for these dates.
For meat lovers, two traditional dishes, suckling pig and lamb, are not to be missed this Christmas. On this occasion, we are betting on a pairing with ClavisThis is a signature wine made with grapes from the Pico Garbanzo plot, which after 18 months in French oak barrels stands out for its intensity and freshness. There are several ways to cook these meats, we offer two examples, suckling lamb chops a la villaroy or suckling pig baked in a wood oven in the Segovian style.
And as a final touch that cannot be missed, a good dessert. We have the ideal wine to accompany it, Finca Antigua Moscatel Naturally Sweet MuscatelThe fruity and silky flavor favors the pairing of all kinds of fruits or sweets. As it is a fresh wine, thanks to its acidity, we suggest pairing it with coconut flan or sweet orange fritters.
However, if you wish to share your passion for wine with your loved ones, we offer you a special
special pairing package
The wine is a very special wine, which includes 2 bottles of Cantos de Valpiedra Crianza, characterized by its freshness and balance, 2 bottles of Finca Valpiedra Reserva, ideal for lovers of intense wine and which has 94 points in the Peñín Guide. In addition, this lot adds 1 bottle of Finca Montepedroso Verdejo on lees (D.O. rueda), a clean and velvety wine. And finally, Finca Antigua Moscatel, the first sweet wine produced by Familia Martínez Bujanda that enhances its volume and sweetness.
Now you have no excuse not to cook this Christmas, follow our tips and surprise your family with the perfect pairing. How would you pair these wines? Do you know of any recipe that you can recommend? We would love to see your proposals! Send us some of your Christmas dishes!