Thursday, February 11, 2010
Here's a stellar BC pairing: Caprese pizza from East Van wood-fired pizza institution Lombardo's and Hester Creek Trebbiano.
The Trebbiano is not a solo sipping wine. It's strong-armed and styled for food. Very energetic and macho with lots of lemon zest and mango on the nose, and single note citrus on the plate. Yes, boring by itself, but a terrific complement to pizza, pasta, anything rich with olive oil and cheese.
Ah, just look at that pizza: