Western Cape, South Africa
Our Town Hall Chardonnay gives off beautiful pure and bright pineapple, lemon and lime fruit purity and 1itensity on both nose and palate with a perky balancing acidity to the frisky finish making this a gracious and engaging wine without oak.
Pale light yellow colour with fresh with notes of white flowers and apple. The palate is harmonic, dry, soft and well-balanced – excellent with fish soups, grilled fish and courses based on mushrooms.
Ohau, New Zealand
New Zealands soil and climate are ideal for Sauvignon Blanc and this wine is a fine example with its wonderful concentration of fresh crisp fruit. Pear and gooseberry on the nose and the palate, the superb crunchy Granny Smith apple fruit, with tropical fruit notes, makes this an ideal partner to seafood.
Limestone Coast, Australia
The Viognier is a fresh and fruity style with a dry finish and a hint of aromatic fruit that balances well with lightly spiced and smoked fish and white meat. A perfect match for BBQ, chicken, grilled fish and salads.
Delightful perfume of roses from the Riesling and a kick of spice from Gewürztraminer. A little sweetness from the exotic fruit on the palate balanced perfectly with crisp acidity.
Picpoul de Pinet, Domaine Combe Rouge
Languedoc, South of France
The literal translation of the name Picpoul is ‘lip-stinger’ on account of its refreshing nature, and this is certainly refreshing for all the right reasons – A bright star from Southern France, with wonderful pear and apple fruit – Heavenly match for seafood, especially shellfish.
Albert Bichot Chablis, Domaine Long-Depaquit
This Chablis shows classic mineral notes, followed by a fresh citrusy flavour and an excellent follow through. It naturally pairs well with smoked salmon and oysters.
Sancerre, Domaine Bonnard
A fresh and vivacious Sancerre, with lots of zesty fruit, good acidity and a long finish. It has an excellent balance between weight of fruit and acidity.
Three Amigos, MC Henry Hohnen
Margaret River, Australia
A nutty, silky wine with creamy fruit and exotic hints, Full and well balanced with oak this is a good interesting wine from David Hohnen, the founder of Cloudy Bay, in partnership with his daughter Freya Hohnen and his brother-in-law Murray McHenry.