Refreshing Whites - 12 Bottle Mixed Case
Our Wine Team have put together this exciting case of light and refreshing white wines from our boutique winemaking partners across the world. From classic French Mediterranean Picpoul to zesty fresh Galician Albariño, we hope you enjoy this selection of exciting wines.
In this case, you will receive two bottles of each of the following wines:
1. Castelnau Aigue Marine Picpoul de Pinet, Languedoc France
Picpoul de Pinet is located in the Languedoc, in the South of France and is the definitive crisp dry white from the Mediterranean coast. It shows light aromas of peach, apple and a hint of fennel that makes it a perfect wine for pairing with fresh seafood.
2. Delheim Chenin Blanc, Stellenbosch South Africa
Family-owned Delheim are located in South Africa's Stellenbosch region. They are heavily involved in local social and environmental sustainability initiatives. Made from old vine Chenin Blanc, this wine is brimming with lively lemon and peach with a hint of tropical fruit. The palate has a touch of creaminess and honey that marks it out as Chenin.
3. Ophalum Albariño, Rías Baixas Spain
Ophalum Albariño is made by the innovative Paco & Lola winery who were founded by a group of independent grape growers in the Salnés Valley, Galicia. The grapes are sourced from their youngest vineyards across 1,800 small individually farmed plots. Ophalum Albariño is unoaked with aromas and flavours of pear and citrus fruit along with tropical hints, a saline mineral note and crisp acidity define the long finish.
4. Wildflower Sauvignon Blanc, Romania
This is a modern, fruit forward Sauvignon Blanc from Romania. Vineyards were first planted in Romania by the Romans, so there is an ancient winemaking history here. Careful vineyard practises and emphasis on fruit retention during winemaking are at the heart of this wine. This Sauvignon Blanc is forthrightly modern with fresh, bright crisp fruit flavours to the fore. An affordable and versatile and food friendly wine.
5. De Alberto Organic Verdejo, Rueda Spain
The Guttierez family have been producing wines in Rueda for five generations, in a stunning 350-yr-old winery, complete with a kilometre of subterranean ageing cellars. The grapes for this wine come from the certified organic Pago Monte San Martín vineyard. Brilliant straw in colour with vibrant varietal aromas of aniseed, fennel and stone fruit. The palate has good structure, crisp acidity and an intense, lingering finish.
6. Gavi La Battistina, Piedmont Italy
This is a delicious single-estate Gavi from the progressive Vini Araldica wine company. Their boutique 24ha La Battistina estate specialises in Piedmont's signature white grape variety, Cortese. The grapes for this wine come from old vines grown on the rolling chalky hills in the province of Alessandria. The name Cortese translates as 'courteous', as this grape offers a soft and generous flavour profile and structure to a wine. La Battistina has abundant chalky minerality, refreshingly cool apple and pear fruit and an impressively long, silky finish.
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