A Lesson in Pairing Scents
The Florist: Saipua, New York City
Flowers Ranunculus, dahlias, violets, scabiosa, black basil and oregano in a 10-inch-high parfait glass.
Wine 2008 C. Donatiello Maddie's Vineyard Pinot Noir ($62). Pinot Noir from California often evokes violets, black cherries and red berries with subtle herbal notes.
Food Duck in a raspberry sauce is a classic pairing with Pinot Noir, which has deep berry flavors.
Photo © Sarah Ryhanen / Courtesy of C. Donatiello
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