Moët & Chandon: Champagne pairs best with French fries

19th April, 2018 by Natalie Wang

Adding to a growing list of ‘low-brow’ food such as popcorn and fish and chips, French fries are yet another pairing perfect for Champagne according to Moët & Chandon, in line with the principle that Champagne’s zesty acidity cuts through the saltiness and fat of junk food.

Marie-Christine Osselin raising a glass of Champagne at a Moët & Chandon wine dinner at one Michelin-starred Cantonese restaurant Man Wah inside the Mandarin Oriental hotel in Central, Hong Kong

French fries, the universal and quintessential junk food, could be the best food option to pair with a glass of Champagne, Marie-Christine Osselin, Moët & Chandon’s wine quality and communication manager, has suggested. 

Speaking to dbHK at a Moët & Chandon wine dinner hosted….

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2 Responses to “Moët & Chandon: Champagne pairs best with French fries”

  1. Steve Pritchard says:

    “Invariably, a low dosage good quality Champagne works well with salty dishes, she added”. Perhaps a better phrase would be “a dry Champagne with noticeable acidity”, dosage is just a number and doesn’t necessarily define the “dryness”.

  2. Alan Morkel says:

    French fries pairs well with anything

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