Fresh and fruity whites

Key notes: Vivacious fruit, smooth and concentrated.

Typical aromas and flavours: The fruit is to the fore and might be citrus or tropical. Often particularly good with food as the fresh yet fuller flavour can stand up to a range of dishes – even spicy ones.

Structure: Light-medium bodied. Wines are dry, but with a richer mouth-feel due to riper fruit.

Examples of 'Fresh and Fruity whites: Unoaked Chardonnay, Chenin Blanc, Viognier, Vermentino. Portuguese whites from the Dao, Douro and Alentejo. Sicilian whites such as Inzolia or Grillo.

Boland 2016 Five Climats Chenin Blanc 750ml


RANGE DESCRIPTIONThe FIVE CLIMATES range of single cultivar wines are distinct regional wines, blended artfully from five different climatic areas in the renowned Paarl wine region. The style is marked by the sunshine & maritime influence...

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Famille Perrin 2016 Luberon Blanc 750ml


A fantastic 2016 growing season in the Southern Rhone produced the outstanding quality and quantity of the grapes in this white blend: equal parts Bourboulenc, Grenache, and Ugni blanc with 10% Roussanne for a hit of exotic flowery perfume. Here's...

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Loimer 2014 Riesling Steinmassl 1OWT 750ml


Vinous 91 ptsLangenlois, Kamptal Here is another instance where piquancy and pungency—in this instance suggestive of kumquat and lemon peel, black tea, alkali and walnut—are nicely buffered by high extract and ameliorated by alcoholic levity...

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Loimer 2015 Achtung! Muskateller 750ml


Bright yellow gold with delicate amber reflexes. Intense gravy touch of elderberry blossoms and rose oil, some ginger, seductive bouquet. On the palate salty-mineral, well integrated tannins, very gastronomic style, spicy finish, roses in the...

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Hirsch 2014 Zobing Riesling 750ml


"Bittersweet, iris-like perfume wafts all the way through this exuberant performance of pronounced yet bracing phenolic piquancy and infectious, bright juiciness. Lean and long, this cuvée gained a delightful sense of mineral interplay over the...

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