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What wine to drink with cake?

Do you want to enhance your desserts with a good wine? Are you looking for which wine to drink with a chocolate or red fruit cake ? We give you all our tips for successful food/wine pairings .

What wine to drink with cake?

You finish your meal with a good vanilla or cream cake . To accompany your sweet dessert, we recommend several types of wine:

A sparkling wine . You can opt for a Champagne , be careful that it is not too cold, this could contrast with the sugar of the dessert. A Prosecco would also be great. You can also drink a raw or semi-dry cider , the apple notes will go perfectly with this type of cake.

A sweet or sweet wine . A sweet wine will be perfect for dessert with a good cake. You are spoiled for choice, you can choose a Sauternes , an Alsace Vendages tardes or a Côtes de Gascogne .

For a more surprising pairing, you can opt for an aromatic white wine . A white wine made from Sauvignon like a Menetou Salon will be perfect.

What wine to drink with chocolate cake?

Chocolate cakes are often sweet and very intense in the mouth, we advise you to accompany them with two types of wine:

A natural sweet wine . You can opt for a Muscat or a Banyuls . These fortified wines are sweet and perfectly accompany the intense flavors of cocoa and chocolate.

For a more original pairing, you can serve a full-bodied red wine. A wine from Bordeaux or the Rhône Valley will surprise your guests and will go very well with chocolate flavors.

What wine to drink with a red fruit dessert?

Red fruit desserts are very fresh and tangy. They can be accompanied by different types of wines:

A rosé wine , if it is a fruit salad, the rosé wine will perfectly accompany this dessert with these fruity notes. You can opt for a Coteaux d’Aix-en Provence , or a Cassis .

A natural sweet wine : a Muscat or a Banyuls will also go very well with a red fruit dessert.

A round red wine , easy to drink. A wine based on Merlot, for example, will pair perfectly, discover the Hyppos vintage , a wine with 90% Merlot and 10% Cabernet Sauvignon.

What wine to drink with a yellow fruit dessert?

Apricot tart, Belle-Hélène pear, pavlova with yellow fruits, this type of dessert is mainly drunk with white wine:

An aromatic white wine to highlight the sunny notes of yellow fruits. We recommend aSancerre , a Pouilly Fumé or a Gewurztraminer from Alsace .

A sweet or sweet wine , like a Menetou Salon , or a Côtes de Gascogne .

You now have all the cards in hand to enhance your fruit desserts, chocolate cakes and discover the best food/wine pairings .

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