As the seasons change, why not try something different:

All of these vibrant & dynamic wines are ready to sip, savour & share. I am sure some of these grape varietals & wine styles are new to many readers. But the following selection of engaging white wines - are an ideal pairing with varied Autumn, Spring & Summer occasions and cuisine. Here are a few brief words to describe my first impressions and the essence of each wine. A diverse range of 6 honest white wine expressions that are worth sharing.
Remember - 'when & where possible, all wines tastes better when served from the appropriate glass and at the ideal temperature’.

Orvieto Classico DOC 2019

Grapes: Grechetto, Drupeggio & Procanico
Owner / Winemaker: Andrea Cecchi
This Orvieto Classico has a citrus fruit driven nose. These aromas carry through onto the palate showcasing crisp green apples, even a slight almond character and all held firmly together with the natural uplifting acidity from start to the bright, clean finish.
(12.5% Alc. - Dry).

• Chill gently & serve between 8°- 9°C
*Retail - NZ$20.99 : 4 Stars

Vernaccia di San Gimignano DOCG 2019

Grape: 100% Vernaccia
Owner / Winemaker: Andrea Cecchi
An inviting citrus and delicate floral aroma. The palate is perfectly balanced with just the right amount of citrus and pip-fruit flavours, accompanied by subtle mineral note and its naturally lifted acidity. Resulting in a bright, lively & refreshingly crisp finish. (12.5% Alc. - Dry).

• Chill gently & serve between 8°- 9°C
*Retail - NZ$22.99 : 4 Stars

Pinot Blanc 2019

Grape: 100% Pinot Blanc
Owner / Winemaker: Claude Gisselbrecht
Inviting peach and apple aromatics. The palate is generous showcasing intense fruits with a dash of spice, light herbs and white floral flavours. This is a well-balanced wine with a mineral and citrus core, rounding off with soft acidity and an elegant off-dry finish.
(12.5% Alc. - Off-Dry)

• Chill gently & serve between 8°- 10°C
*Retail - NZ$24.99 : 5 Stars

Grüner Veltliner 2018

Grape: 100% Grüner Veltliner
Owner / Winemaker: Jules Taylor
The nose ripe white peaches with a floral note and dash of white pepper. The palate is engaging with those ripe stone-fruit flavours and classic hint white pepper flavour. An appealing wine with a lovely textural element and refreshing finish with soft acidity.
(13% Alc. - R.S. 2g/L)

• Chill gently & serve between 8°- 10°C
*Retail - NZ$23.99 : 4 Stars

‘Church House’ Chenin Blanc 2018

Grape: 100% Chenin Blanc
Owner / Director: Kirsten Searle
A lifted an inviting nose of citrus blossom, white floral and orange zest notes. The palate has a silky texture, confident expressing combined citrus, stone fruit and honeysuckle flavours with balanced acidity resulting in an elegant, pleasing off-dry finish.
(13.1% Alc. - R.S. 5.3g/L)

• Chill gently & serve between 9°- 11°C
*Retail - NZ$25.99 : 5 Stars

‘Organic’ Gewürztraminer 2020

Grape: 100% Gewürztraminer
Owner / Winemaker: Ben Glover
A classic varietal nose showcasing Turkish delight, ginger and flower petals. The palate is full, generously textural and unctuous with a good concentration of lychee, Turkish delight flavours and finishing silky smooth with a deft touch of residual sweetness.
(13.5% Alc. - R.S. 5g/L)

• Chill gently & serve between 8°- 10°C
*Retail - NZ$26.99 : 4 Stars

*These vibrant & dynamic white wines are available from Fine Wine Retailers • Restaurants • Wine Bars & Winery Website.
*(stock & vintage availability may vary by country)