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 BLANC
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.
WATERFORD FAMILY RESERVE, HEATHERLEIGH
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 GEWURZTRAMINER
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
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 CHARDONNAY
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