Our Top 4 White Wine Picks

written by Josiah Kahiu 9th February 2018

These three sauvignon blancs and one chardonnay are the perfect wines to see you through a long lunch or for sipping after a morning spent lounging by the pool.

Photo: Peter Ndung’u

Mud House Sauvignon Blanc

This wine is crisp and refreshing with notes of passion fruit, green apple and pear. Good balance between acidity and minerality with medium to long zesty finish. Try pairing with Salmon or pasta. Available from the Wine Shop, Ksh.2250

thewineshopkenya.com

Domaine La Baume Chardonnay

This Chardonnay has been matured in wood creating a beautiful golden yellow color. Fairly intense on the palate with notes of vanilla due to contact with wood. Persistent finish that pairs well with grilled fish and shellfish. Available from the Wine Shop, Ksh. 2250

thewineshopkenya.com

Hathersage Sauvignon Blanc 2016

This dry South African white has surprising complexity. On the nose it has strong aromas of citrus and passion fruit. Has a good zesty, fairly persistent finish on the palate. Fairly strong for a white so best with a meal. Available from Pharleys. Price Ksh. 2200

https://pharleyswine.com/

W Sauvignon Blanc

This dry smooth easy to drink white, is full of tropical flavours, with a hint of gooseberries and green fig. Tropical fresh fruit notes, balanced by good acidity on the palate. Good to drink on its own or with light dishes. Available from Pharleys. Price Ksh. 1700

https://pharleyswine.com/

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