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#Winepicks White Wines For Spicy Food

written by Wendy Watta 6th November 2015

wine pick-perfect balance-white wines that pair well with spicy food

Pairing the wrong wine with your dish can either overpower or completely detract from it. It is all about creating the perfect balance on the palate. These white wines will have you belting out a Bollywood film song mid-supper!

NEDERBURG 56 HUNDRED CHENIN BLANCNEDERBURG 56 HUNDRED CHENIN BLANC
South Africa
Ksh 1,350

Nose:Abundant aromas of white peach, guava and apricots.
Palate: Well balanced-with delicate layers of ripe fruit and a pleasant finish.
Food pairing: Pork, mild indian curries, liver pate and baked puddings.

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

 

WATERFORD FAMILY RESERVE, HEATHERLEIGHwaterford-heatherleigh-bottle
South Africa
Ksh 3,746

Nose: Dried apricot, citrus, muscat and vanilla
Palate: Complex flavour profile with a distinct elegance and a drier finish than most “stickies”. Great mouth-feel when served well chilled.
Food pairing: Sweet desserts like Gulab Jamun and Badhsha, biryani and chicken tikka.

Available from WOW Beverages

 

HARDYS RIESLING GEWURZTRAMINERHARDYS RIESLING GEWURZTRAMINER
Australia
Ksh 1,105

Nose: Aromatic citrus and delicate tropical notes.
Palate: Medium-bodied and off-dry with a clean, crisp finish.
Food pairing: Mild Indian food and fresh salads.

Available from The Wine Shop

 

BLUE NUN RIESLING
Germany
Ksh 1000

BLUE NUN RIESLING

Nose: Floral with a nice apple quality and hints of juicy peach.
Palate: Off-dry with grape and apple flavours, and hints of nectarine.
Food pairing: Mild Indian curries.

Available from MIA Wines

 

CASILLERO DEL DIABLO CHARDONNAYCASILLERO DEL DIABLO CHARDONNAY
Chile
Ksh 1360

Nose:Pineapple, citric and green apples with a backdrop of vanilla.
Palate: Elegant and friendly with a long sweet finish.
Food pairing: Salmon, croaker, dishes served with sauces and white meat.

Available from Viva Global

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