Drinking Spanish wine with Francisco at Saltillo Mexican Kitchen - Tasters.wine

Drinking Spanish wine with Francisco at Saltillo Mexican Kitchen

Saltillo, Mexican Kitchen is new and exciting style of northern Mexican food; located in the Bellaire area in Houston.wine in spanish drink

With dishes carefully designed with succulent flavors delivered to your table. It is the best way to learn about the greatest dishes that Mexico has to offer here in Houston, such as enchiladas, steaks cooked on mesquite wood, chicken, lamb, sea food from the sea of corte in Mexico, soups, salads and desserts. Great service and comfortable environment, well stocked bar with a nice selection of wines, is great addition to the neighborhood as well as our city. Saltillo is a Mexican restaurant with Mexican roots which is backed up by over a decade of experience.

It's an authentic Mexican restaurant, it is small but with great quality in their dishes, highlighting the steaks, no pre-prepared only seasoning and grilled. They have a very loyal clientele and are very familiar with good Mexican food.

It also has an extensive wine list with which to pair the delicious food.

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Getting to know Francisco Cervantes

Francisco has been in the hospitality industry for over 25 years and has worked at some of Houston's most prestigious restaurants.  The Mexican native from historical Cuernavaca, has strong ties to the Mexican culinary scene and began working with Carlos in 2013.  He was promoted to manager shortly after starting and was given the GM role with Saltillo's relocation.  Francisco takes great pride in providing exceptional service to each and every guest and always ensures a wonderful experience.  Make sure to have him come by your table for the best wine pairing recommendations.  You can find him helping behind the bar and in the kitchen on a busy night.

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Enjoy Spanish wine in Saltillo Mexican Kitchen

Among the Spanish wines, Remordimiento Red, from the Jumilla wine region, stands out. It is a red blend with some of the most typical Spanish grapes such as Monastrell or Cencibel (Tempranillo).

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It is aged between 3-5 months in French oak barrels, giving it unique characteristics.

Remordimiento red has an intense purple - red color, with medium layer and intensity. Dash of toasty and smoky flavors and is enhanced by nuances of balsamic and red fruity aromas. On the palate is fresh, powerful and zesty. Smooth to the palate, this flavorful and exquisite wine presents a lengthy and pleasant after-taste.

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Pairing Mexican food with red wine from Spain

Mexican food is some of the most flavorful and vibrant cuisine out there. From fiery spices to fresh cilantro, there are endless flavor profiles to explore. And what pairs better with bold flavors than a glass (or two) of red wine?

Francisco sharing their top picks for the best Mexican dishes of Saltillo Mexican Kitchen to enjoy with red Spanish wine.

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The red Remordimiento is perfect for pairing with all the Steak they have, plus all the sauces that are served as the Saltillo Sauce, also with the sauce of the potato enchiladas and Poblano peppers.

If you want to enjoy the best Mexican food in Houston do not hesitate to visit Saltillo Mexican Kitchen and if you want to find the perfect pairing we recommend this Spanish wine Remordimiento Red, the wine you have always dreamed of for the perfect combination between Mexico and Spain.

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