Crisp and fresh whites

Key notes: Crisp, dry and refreshing. Freshness is to the fore with fruitiness accompanying.

Typical aromas and flavours: Fruit flavours tend to include lemon, lime, grapefruit, green apple and gooseberry.

Structure: Light-bodied, good acidity. Meant to be drunk young and youthful.

Examples of 'Crisp and Fresh' whites: Sauvignon Blanc, Picpoul de Pinet, Vinho Verde, Muscadet, English whites using grapes like Bacchus, Spanish whites; look out for the Verdejo grape.

Oyster Bay Sauvignon Blanc 750ml


Origin: Marlborough has been at the heart of a winemaking revolution without modern precedent, and Oyster Bay is one of the region's most dynamic wineries. Cool fermentation in stainless steel vats brings out every last ounce of flavour and...

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Grachies 2014 Cotes de Gascogne Blanc 750ml


"The Domaine de Grachies is a great value offering from France's south western region of Gascony.  While not well known to most customers, Gascony is indeed a great spot for quality, unique wines, and generally at very reasonable prices.  This...

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Villa Chiopris 2014 Pinot Grigio Friuli DOC 750ml


This wine has a straw yellow colour. Its bouquet is floral with hints of lime; on the palate it is fresh, medium-bodied with a long finish. It can be aged for three to four years. Best served chilled (but not too cold). Screw-cap closure to maintain...

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Rocca Ventosa 2014 Pinot Grigio 750ml


From Cantino Tollo, awarded 'Best Wine Producer in Europe' by the MUNDUS VINI wine academy at their prestigious 'Great International Wine Awards' in 2010, is this authentic and fruity Italian Pinot Grigio, a fullbodied wine perfect to enjoy with fish...

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Stoneleigh 2015 Sauvignon Blanc 750ml


The wine is light straw in colour with subtle green highlights. This wine displays lifted white-fleshed nectarine and tropical fruit aromatics with grapefruit and subtle sweaty notes. The palate shows balance,  with ripe melon and stone fruit...

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Joie Farm 2015 A Noble Blend 750ml


This aromatic wine displays notes of pink grapefruit, white flowers and clove on the nose. Medium bodied and well balanced. The palate opens up with tangerine, pink grapefruit and honeysuckle carrying through to a long mouthwatering finish leaving you...

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Conundrum 2014 White 750ml


The complexity of the blend makes it a tasty food-pairing wine. The first sip is all soft sweetness and any tropical fruit and you will imagine you are tasting it in this wine. It is natural and all but inevitable to try to put a name to the...

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Domaine Vrignaud 2014 Chablis 750ml


The 2012 Domaine Vrignaud Chablis is a great Chardonnay. It opens with pretty aromas of lemon oil, flinty minerals and white blossoms. Wonderfully textured and showing remarkable balance with a nice touch of acidity. A fantastic Chablis. It'll go well...

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Blue Mountain Sauvignon Blanc 750ml


The 2013 Sauvignon Blanc displays complex flavours of citrus, boxwood and a lemon/grapefruit, on the nose and palate. A full mouth feel with a lemon/grapefruit flavour leads into a rich long, finish. The structure of the wine will allow it to age...

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Rothschild 2015 Sauvignon Blanc 750ml


Warmer weather prevailed in the Languedoc winter through spring, followed by a hot July, and finally a rainy August and mild but dry September. Some have already commented that this 2015 vintage is one of the better releases of Baron Philippe...

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