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Tasting

Need help with your food pairing ideas for Madiran/Pacherenc du Vic-Bilh? You are in the right place!

These non exclusive suggestions of aromas and pairings with dishes are avenues to guide you but of course, depending on the wines, terroirs, winemakers, you will be able to find other aromas. Don’t hesitate to share your good food and wine pairing ideas, as we are always curious to hear your inspirations!

For Madiran

16 °

Aromas of dark fruits such as cherry, blackberry, blackcurrant. Full and dense, they are characterized by a lovely freshness, silky tannins and spicy notes.
The ideal companion for dinner tapas based aperitifs in connection with other iconic Southwest (chorizo, bacon chorizo or more general cold meats, peppers…) For the meal: grilled red meats, al-dente pasta or risotto, cheeses or even intense, high cocoa content desserts.
Our red wines are not afraid to travel and enjoy being paired with spicy cuisine rich in flavours such as Indian food like curry or tandoori, or even sweet and sour dishes like Peking duck or lamb tagine with prunes…

For sweet Pacherenc du Vic-Bilh

8 to 10 °

The aromatic palette of Pacherenc gives notes of pear, quince, passion-fruit, candied fruits like apricot or even orange peel, but also aromas of nuts like hazelnuts, walnuts and honey.
These are wines that are easy to pair and are used for great traditional pairings such as foie-gras, blue veined cheeses, sweet and sour or other exotic dishes and desserts with cooked or candied fruits.

For dry Pacherenc du Vic-Bilh

8 to 10 °

Marked by citrus notes, exotic fruits like pineapple or white fleshed fruits such as peach or apricot, some of them offer more complex profiles evolving to floral notes such as wisteria.
They are perfect as an aperitif and go well with raw or grilled fish, white meat or sheep’s cheese.