Rich, ripe and full aromas of baked apple and melon are laced with spicy accents of cinnamon, ginger and vanilla bean. Medium weight but well-balanced in the mouth; bright acidity and minerality tie everything together on the palate. A lime flavor lingers on the long close, followed finally by a touch of spice. Drink now–2015.
A full, rounded nose of honeyed spice and citrus gives this wine a sexy vibe from the start, and on the palate, curvy floral notes mingle perfectly with minerals and lively acid. Clean but complex, it’s an intriguing white to pair with myriad dishes—think Thai or Indian.
The nose is luxuriant and fragrant and the flavors crisp, clean and full of zing—a unique combination. Strains of lemon and lime give the wine tang but it has a weightier complexity and full body, too. The finish is lingering and refreshing. Pair with seafood.
From a region renowned for its dessert wine comes this easy-to-love white. Despite a lightness to the medium body, this wine has plenty of guts, evident in the liquid gooseberry mouth mixed with lime and dusted with chalk. The flavor of the wine carries through to the long finish, while aromas of pure gooseberry dance in the glass. Drink now, and enjoy.
Good, balanced tropical fruit flavors pair up with a lively, grassy zip in this fresh but complex Sauvignon Blanc. The wine offers typical South African acidity but mantains an elegant overall character. Pretty and versatile.
This bright, vivacious white starts with fig, citrus, gooseberry and spice on the nose and offers flavors of fig, lemon and pepper spice on the palate. Clean but complex, it’s a wine that will pair with elegant seafood and poultry dishes.
This is a rich and toasty Chard with notes of wood-grilled peaches, soft Cortland apple flesh and vanilla cream. The finish is long and the mouth round without being flabby or overdone.
From the region renowned for producing regal whites, this Chardonnay impresses. A nose balancing poised fruit and crisp minerality unfolds into classic Chardonnay flavors of toasted oak, spice and creamy fruit. The texture is mouthfilling but not overly buttery. A very good choice for an elegant table.