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Susy Atkins picks the perfect pairings
Georgie asks for something ‘fresh and crisp’, and this sauvignon blanc fits the bill – a splendid match for her prawn skewers. I’ve got a refreshing white for her chicken, too, and a fruity red for the aubergine.
STONELEIGH SAUVIGNON BLANC 2020,
Marlborough, New Zealand, 13%, £9.75, Asda, or £10, Sainsbury’s
A particularly zingy, lively young NZSB, with tart, superfresh flavours of passionfruit and grapefruit that can take on the chilli, vinegar and lemon in Georgie’s prawn skewers.
FOUND RIBOLLA GIALLA 2020,
Venezia Giulia, Italy, 12%, £7, M&S
Fresh Italian white made from the ancient grape ribollo gialla, which delivers apple-blossom scent and pear and peach fruit. Try it with the harissa chicken kebabs.
BEAUJOLAIS LES PIERRES DOREES, CUVEE LOUIS DEPAGNEUX 2020,
France, 12.5%, £7.95, The Wine Society
A smooth, juicy young beaujolais hits the mark with the aubergine kebabs – this one has bags of sweetly ripe