With warmer, brighter days comes the desire for lighter meals and complementary wine pairings that bring out the flavours of the new season’s palate. October is Marine Month and both the best catch and the best match by far is De Toren Délicate served with freshly caught local Yellowtail – a delightful pairing indeed...

An innovative reimagining of red wine, one that offers the refreshment of a white wine and the elegance of a red wine, the French-inspired De Toren Délicate is an exquisite and light cépage (blend) that reveals its best assets when served slightly chilled. The lightness of the wine is in harmony with the delicate fish, which also happens to be green-listed by SASSI.

Here’s the recipe for De Toren Délicate paired with Asian-style Marinated Yellowtail:

Serves 4 as a Starter

Preparation time: 15 minutes

Cooking time: 0 minutes


2T Fish sauce

3T Soy sauce

2T Rice wine vinegar

2T Sesame oil

Salt & pepper to taste

½ Yellowtail fillet, sliced


Combine all the ingredients and marinate the Yellowtail for 2 minutes before serving. Serve with fresh greens like shaved fennel, broccoli, radish, shaved carrots, or samphire.


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