Food Pairing Ideas
An option for barbecued steak comes from Sandy Cadiz-Smith of Eating Covent Garden. She recommends Ridolfi Fiero 2017 – a Super Tuscan wine with complex aromas of berries, cedar, and chocolate. She serves it with her home-made Monkey Gland sauce – a tangy onion and tomato condiment from South Africa. In her opinion, this wine is “an absolutely perfect companion” to this classic barbecue (or braai) dish:
It’s a mix of Merlot from Chianti (60%) and Sangiovese from Montalcino (40%). And it’s delicious with its beautifully intense plummy flavours and a smooth, long finish. An absolutely perfect companion to our grilled steak dinner with Monkey Gland sauce.
Read our guide: Italian red wine for steak, pork, venison or lamb