There are many reasons why wine festivals are great, it’s not just that there is a wide variety of wine in one place for tasting. One of my favourite reasons for attending wine festivals is that I get to try new wines that I have not tried before…
Below are 6 stand out wines that you don’t want to miss and some information about them.
Best For: Seafood
v Wine: Offspring Cape White Blend
v Producer: Overhex Wines
v Variety: Chenin blanc (60%), Sauvignon Blanc (30%), Viognier (10%)
v Price: R65
Whether you’re enjoying a seafood braai with friends or sitting down to a feast of sushi, this wine is the perfect pairing. Chenin Blanc and Sauvignon Blanc are familiar varietals to most wine drinkers, but the addition of Viognier makes this wine a little more interesting. It balances the acidity of the wine with a slightly creamier and more complex element.
This wine offers the best of both worlds and is the perfect wine for those wanting to move away from Sauvignon Blanc to something with a more sophisticated flavour profile.
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