Regal salmon are grown in one of the most beautiful places in New Zealand, the Marlborough Sounds. Not only is Marlborough known for its aquaculture and natural beauty it is also home to some spectactular wineries. The outcome? A perfect marriage between Marlborough wine and salmon. Read below for our top picks of the region and how they pair with our salmon.
Coconut Crumbed Regal King Salmon Stir Fry matched with Peter Yealands Pinot Gris
Peter Yealands Pinot Gris is brimming with pear drop and nutty characters, leading to subtle flavours of stone fruit and honey. The palate is full and shows wonderful balance between fruit sweetness and acidity, with a refreshing, crisp finish.
Miso Glazed Regal King Salmon with Seaweed Salad matched with Giesen The Brothers Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 2014
Giesen The Brothers Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 2014 uses a blend of stainless steel and oak fermentation, this wine is rich, with wonderful tropical notes that interplay with crushed nettle and cut apple aromas.
Regal King Salmon Sweet Chilli, Lime & Mint Roast Vege Salad matched with Saint Clair Grüner Veltliner
Saint Clair Grüner Veltliner with aromas of fresh apple cucumber, flower petals and shortcrust pastry laced with white pepper. Weighty and oily in texture with juicy nashi pear, honeydew melon & a hint of cinnamon on the palate.
Regal King Salmon Tart matched with 2015 Mud House Marlborough Pinot Gris
2015 Mud House Marlborough Pinot Gris with notes of red apple, bosc pear, orange blossom and subtle five spice on the nose. Rich, spicy and unctuous on the palate. A lovely balance of fresh acidity and fruit sweetness adding texture, complexity and succulent length.
Regal King Salmon, Mandarin & Halloumi Salad matched with Peter Yealands Sauvignon Blanc
Peter Yealands Sauvignon Blanc with notes of passionfruit, guava, fresh herbs and blackcurrant balanced with a zingy fruit finish.
note: image pictured Peter Yealands Winery