Blanc-et Generalization: Pintar Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough 2016

Pintar 2016 Sauvignon Blanc (Marlborough, New Zealand)

5 ounces poured into:  Wine Country stemmed wine glass

Sight:  Pale yellow-green with a silver glow

Aroma:  Tropical fruit salad of passionfruit, gooseberry, lime.  A hint of lemon grass.

Taste:  Stonefruit, white peach, nectarine and honeydew melon.  Tropical sweetness and tartness.

Feel:  Medium-light, fresh, a bit zesty.  Crisp.  Clean.  Slightly chalky on the finish.

Overall:  Enjoyable and young, green with a pleasant tartness.

Suggested food pairing:  Old Bay seasoned cocktail shrimp, Havarti cheese, lime and chile dusted cashews, green curry, pad thai with shrimp

 

 

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