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A Lesson in Pairing Scents

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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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