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Rating: 5/5

Pan-fried Mahi Mahi and Slippery Lobster Tail in spices.  Mangoes, kiwi, avocado, fresno pepper and cilantro in lime juice to top.  Spiced rice and black beans baked with jalapeños on the side.

Wine: Recanati Yasmin White 2008 (70% Sauvignon Blanc, 20% Emerald Riesling, 10% French Colombard)


There’s nothing better in the dead of a Minnesota winter than having a fresh meal to remind you of the sand and surf.  Fish tacos and some Sauv Blanc!  Recently, I had come across some Israeli wine that I wanted to try (Yeah, they produce wine in addition to having border skirmishes and it’s starting to be really tasty.) and why not have some bright cheeriness in the middle of winter.  The wine works wonderfully with fish tacos that have a little spice to them.  The Sauvignon Blanc is full of crisp citrus and tropical flavors and the Riesling acidity cuts right through the spice.  Come to think of it, some mint would have been a nice addition to this as well.  Perhaps next time with some couscous…

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