brininess


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the relative proportion of salt in a solution

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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.
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.
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.
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 light-sipping Gruner, with gentle lemon and appealing brininess (think seafood).
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.
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.