Top White Wines for Spring

By Lindzee Whiting

Top White Wines for Spring
From picnics to garden parties, here are our top picks for spring drinking

Whether your tipple is a lively chardonnay, a crisp, easy-to-drink pinot gris or a late harvest sauvignon blanc, you’ll find plenty of drinking inspiration from our pick of delicious white wines.

Selaks Reserve Hawke’s Bay Chardonnay 2014

With delicious aromas  of stonefruit and citrus, this chardonnay smacks of spring with white peach and nectarine flavours with a hint of oak.The finish is crisp and lingering

Kim Crawford Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 2014

This Marlborough wine dazzles with aromas of intense tropical fruit and fresh-cut grass. On the palate you’ll find notes of passionfruit, citrus and ripe stonefruit.

Villa Maria Private Bin Chardonnay East Coast 2013

Expect fruity aromatics such as ripe peach and pear, with underlying citrus and fig characters. On the palate, these fruit flavours are followed by creamy hints of oak.

Giesen The Brothers Late Harvest Sauvignon Blanc 2012

Tropical fruit aromas from passionfruit, guava, pawpaw and figs to apricot, grapefruit, quince, ginger-root and honey lead to a lusciously sweet yet vibrant palate, which shows great length.

Taylors Estate Riesling 2014

This wine is vibrant and has citrus characteristics of lime and lemon both in taste and aroma. The palate is crisp and refreshing, finishing with a lively, balanced acidity.

 

 

 

 

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