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Thursday, April 23, 2020

Cellar Notes: MAN Vintners Warrelwind Sauvignon Blanc 2019

Date Wine Consumed: 4/23/2020                                       Type: White Still

Country: South Africa                     State/Region: Western Cape

Brand Name: MAN Vintners

Vintage: 2019                                  Alcohol %: 13%            Price: $6.95

Grape Varietal: Sauvignon Blanc

Had Where: Home

        Clarity: Clear
        Brightness: Bright
        Concentration: Pale
        White Wine Color: Light straw

        Describe: Green apple Jolly Rancher, kiwi, citrus notes, slightly grassy, light spice

        Body: Light - Medium, leaning more to medium
        Sweetness: Dry
        Fruit(s): Lime, citrus, pineapple
        Fruit Condition: Tart, pithy
        Acidity: Mouth Watering at times, other times barely notice it
        Other Information
The acidity is short lived

        Aftertaste: Medium
        Finish: Medium
        Balanced/Unbalanced: Balanced

What types of food/cuisine would you recommend with this wine: Seafood (I used this wine to cook some mussels and shrimp - delicious!), grilled vegetables, light pasta dishes (pasta salads)

Your Rating: 6.5/10
        Reason: My feelings on this wine change with each sip, but it is still enjoyable. 

Additional Notes: Screw cap. Purchased from Empire Wine. Drank this wine at room temperature. Would my thoughts be the same if I had chilled the wine first?

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