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the relative proportion of salt in a solution


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You still get the brininess of the fish and the olive oil adds tremendous flavor.
The wine's bright acidity and juicy red berry and plum fruit sync up with the tomatoes here, while the olives and capers pull out a touch of herbal brininess in the wine.
In general, he believes that white grape varietal-based sparklers made in the traditional method have a natural acidity and toastiness that cut through velvety sauces and cool down spiciness and work well with the brininess of a bivalve.
The oysters lend subtle overtones of salt and sea, and the caviars creamy texture creates a counterpoint to the brininess of the oysters.
The brininess of the Spanish grape matches the salty sheep's milk of the Spanish cheese.
The natural acidity of the raw wheat and the brightness of the orange peel and spices play right into the brininess of steamed mussels and clams, and a touch of honeyed sweetness picks up on the same in lobster and crab.
A Pinot Noir-based blanc de noirs is more than a match for beef, and the wine's mix of sweetness, brininess, and spiciness works on all levels with the raisins, olives, cumin, and chile.
Potato chips and bubbly are a stealth match; caramelized onions pull out the toastiness in the wine; the tang of the cream works with the wine's acidity; and the salmon roe adds brininess (and the right color).
Those pairings work because, unlike more delicate seafood like sole, salmon and oysters have, respectively, distinctive richness and brininess that ups the ante on the flavor profile and broadens the playing field of suggested sippers.
Expect sweet-seeming peach and apricot flavors along with green apple and a note of minerality hinting at diesel fuel(a good thing) that echoes the brininess of the sea.
A light-sipping Gruner, with gentle lemon and appealing brininess (think seafood).
Riesling is mouth filling, with sweet stone fruit to stand up to the spice and a mineral edge that loves the brininess of nori.
Here's a wine that offers citrus and minerals to echo the brininess of mussels, along with sweet pear and apple flavors that team up with the sweetness of the shellfish.