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1 Aug 2013
12:16 am

Wines of the Day: Ladies, meet the white blends

Just as as girlfriends blend together around a lunch table bonding, so some wine varietals bond and blend very well together. Some wine makers have the magic touch.

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Wines are chosen according to high point scored and 4 or 5 star value for money. In other words, for the price that you pay for the quality which is in the bottle, you will be well pleased with your purchase.

2011 Constantia Uitsig Constantia

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TASTING NOTES

Pale lemon yellow, butterscotch, toasty aromas, fine, mown hay and elderflower fruit, perfumed but refined, almost creamy on the palate, with a silky persistent finish.

OCCASIONS

– Elegant Meal

– Winter Meal

– Summer Meal

– Impress your Boss

GOES WITH

– Cured Meats

– Fish

– Shellfish

– Oysters/Sushi

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2011 Allée Bleue Wines Isabeau

 

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TASTING NOTES

Green-edged mid-yellow, plush apricot, butterscotch notes, showy and slightly smokey on the palate, rich, yet restrained, with faintly caramel finish.

OCCASIONS

– Elegant Meal

– Summer Meal

– Impress your Boss

– Dazzle a Date

GOES WITH

– Poultry

– Fish

– Roast Vegetables

– Soy-based Oriental/Asian

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2012 Solms Delta Vastrap

 

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TASTING NOTES

Green tinged pale straw. Grilled hazelnut and apricot aromas fine, poised good intensity yet unintrusive, delicately spicy peardrop finish.

OCCASIONS

– Elegant Meal

– Winter Meal

– Summer Meal

– Dazzle a Date

GOES WITH

– Roast Vegetables

– Fish

– Shellfish

– Oysters/Sushi

wine 3 (white blend)

 

– Wines of the Day courtesy winewizard.co.za