Vin til lam
Lamb is a rich, flavorful meat that pairs well with a variety of wines. Here are a few types of wine that are commonly paired with lamb dishes:
Syrah/Shiraz: A bold, full-bodied red wine like Syrah or Shiraz can stand up to the rich flavors of lamb. The wine's dark fruit flavors, such as blackberry and plum, can complement the meat's boldness.
Pinotage: A wel made Pinotage can be a excellent choise for lamb. The wines full body and light tannins balance most lamb dishes well without dominating the meal.
Cabernet Sauvignon: Another red wine that pairs well with lamb is Cabernet Sauvignon. This wine is known for its strong tannins and flavors of dark fruit and cassis, which can balance out the richness of the lamb.
Grenache: A wine made from Grenache grape is also a good choice for lamb dishes. The wine's spicy and fruity notes with a hint of sweetness, which can complement the flavors of the lamb.
Pinot Noir: For those who prefer a lighter red wine, Pinot Noir can be a great choice for lamb dishes. It has moderate tannins and red fruit flavors, which can help to cut through the richness of the lamb.
Rioja: Rioja is a Spanish wine made primarily from Tempranillo grapes which can be a great pairing for lamb. It has a combination of red fruit flavors and smoky, spicy notes which can complement the lamb's rich flavors.
Bordeaux: a wine from Bordeaux region can be a great pairing, with a balance of acidity, tannins, and fruit flavors. A Merlot-based Bordeaux can be a great pairing with a milder preparation or herb-marinated lamb, while a Cabernet-based Bordeaux could stand up to a grilled or smoked lamb dish.
It is always best to try and go with wine that match the specific type of preparation method, spices and sauce that goes with the lamb dish. If you're not sure which wine to choose, you are always welcome to contact us.