White Wines For Your Pizza!

written by Wendy Watta 25th October 2018

Regardless of topping, pizza is traditionally a very earthy and substantial fare that begs red over white. It however takes the right glass of white wine to bring out the flavour of the ingredients. Try these out!

 

NEDERBURG SPARKLING – CUVEE BRUT
South Africa
NEDERBURG SPARKLING – CUVEE BRUT
Ksh 1125

Nose: Delicate fruit aromas

Palate: Crisp and fresh with a lingering aftertaste.

Food pairing: The perfect partner to any celebration, it gives a bracing vitality to fresh oysters, seasonal fruits, omelettes, eggs benedict and is also excellent served on its own

Available from Nakumatt, The Wine Shop, Vintage Cigars, Chandarana, Nederburg 

 

RUFFINO ORVIETO CLASSICORUFFINO ORVIETO CLASSICO
Italy
Ksh 1,487

Nose: Citrus and apple fruit aromas.

Palate: Light bodied, clean and crisp with a hint of almonds.

Food pairing: Mixed cheese pizza.

Available from WOW Beverages

 

 

ANDRE BRUT SPARKLING WINEANDRE BRUT SPARKLING WINE
Chile
Ksh 1095

Nose: Green apples and lemon which follow through on the palate.

Palate: Medium to dry with fruity flavours somewhere between green apples and sweet lemons

Food pairing: Seafood, mild cheese or even on its own.

Available from Viva Global 

 

 

THE WILD OLIVE CHENIN BLANCTHE WILD OLIVE CHENIN BLANC
Country: South Africa
Kshs 1125

Nose: gooseberry, green apple and guava

Palate: Long finish with elegant minerality

Food pairing: Pizzas with white meat toppings (chicken, fish)

Available from Mia Wines

 

 

CELESTIAL BAY MARGARET RIVER CHARDONNAYCELESTIAL BAY MARGARET RIVER CHARDONNAY
Australia
Ksh: 1700

Nose: Ripe white peach and rock melon with roasted cashews and light vanilla hints.

Palate: Medium-bodied with good fruit depth and texture

Food pairing: Heavy cream and mushroom sauces.

 

 

 

 

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