Lemony, crisp light whites pair well with shellfish, while fruity aromatics with a whisper of sweetness will temper spicy cuisine.
CATEGORY WINNER: 50th Parallel Estate Riesling 2014 Canada $18.00 +319657 Full of energy and drive, this Lake Country riesling displays floral perfume, lime citrus, and generous peach flavours. Minerally, mouthwatering succulence and a pleasingly dry finish make it a glorious food wine. Grant Stanley, who made wine at Quails’ Gate for a decade, has brought his immense talent to 50th Parallel Estate. Unsworth Allegro 2014 Canada $23.00 +74500 Characterful blend of two wacky grapes is on top wine lists Clos du Soleil Pinot Blanc 2014 Canada $19.90z +83014 Delicious white from the rugged Similkameen Valley evokes pears and citrus Château de Sancerre Blanc 2014 France $26.29 +891275 Graceful and minerally sauvignon blanc from the homeland La Chablisienne Chablis “La Pierrelée” 2013 France $29.49 +359844 Steely, lemony, minerally chablis defines light white Marisco The Ned Sauvignon Blanc 2014 New Zealand $14.99 +16964 A wine so fresh it should be slapped Wild Goose Gewurztraminer 2014 Canada $20.65 +414748 Aromatic local hero with a whisper of fruit on the finish Mission Hill Reserve Riesling 2014 Canada $20.29 +517458 Dry riesling lush with peach and lime flavours Reh Kendermann Uber Riesling Kabinett 2014 Germany $14.79 +498931 Killer value off-dry riesling for an uber-hot curry Haywire Switchback Vineyard Pinot Gris 2013 Canada $24.90 +629444 Game-changing Okanagan white, fermented in concrete eggs Fontanafredda Gavi DOCG 2013 Italy $19.39 +224709 Suave Italian from a great estate in Piedmont Casal Garcia Vinho Verde Portugal $10.99 +400531 Best-value light and zesty white blend from cool, coastal Portugal Telmo Rodriguez Basa 2014 Spain $17.79 +586016 Killer value from Spanish superstar Telmo Rodriguez << BACK TO CATEGORIES