The Beachhouse White Blend 2011

White Blends from South Africa

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Item No. 123417
  • white wine
  • screw cap wine
Style: Light & Crisp

Wine Style Guide

Light & Crisp

Light to medium bodied wines that are high in acid and light to medium fruit. Typically no oak.

Fruity & Smooth

Light to medium bodied wines with lots of juicy fruit, typically medium acid and medium oak.

Rich & Creamy

Full bodied wines that have typically undergone malo-lactic fermentation and/or spent time in oak.

Alcohol By Volume: 12.0%

Alcohol By Volume Guide

  • 10%
  • 16+%
Most wine ranges from 10-16% alcohol by volume. Some varietals tend to have higher (for example Zinfandel and Cabernet Sauvignon) or lower alcohol levels (Pinot Noir and many white varietals), but there is always some variation from producer to producer. Some wine falls outside of this range, for instance Port weighs in closer to 20%, while Muscat and Riesling are usually a bit below 10%.

Winemaker's Notes

A cheerful glassful of sunny tropical and citrus fruit invigorated by a tangerine twang and lively acidity with a fresh lemon and lime surge on the dry frisky finish.

Goes with almost any fish or seafood especially sushi, shrimp, soft shell crabs, prawns, oysters or mussels in creamy white wine. It's delicious with roast chicken, smoked turkey salads, macaroni cheese or any other creamy pasta. Also perfect served well chilled on its own.

Blend: 80% Sauvignon Blanc, 20% Semillon

Learn About The Beachhouse

Slip away to the beachhouse.... the beach house is an inspirational range of some of the best wines born in sunny South African vineyards and made with you in mind. The easygoing wines are expressive and uncomplicated, inviting effortless enjoyment anywhere, anytime with or without food. Open up a bottle, close your eyes and get swept away to the blissful calm of the beachhouse.

Learn About South Africa

South Africa A long history of growing grapes and making wine, but less of a history on exporting it, and even lesser on the quality aspect. At the turn of the century (1900, that is), a surplus of wine in South Africa created a hierarchy of cooperatives, the biggest and best known being KWV. This organization seemed to favor quantity over quality and had most...

Read More About South Africa

Learn About Other White Blends

Other White Wine While there are a slew of other white varietals out there in the world, a few more worth knowing about... Albarino Mostly grown and drunk in the northwest part of Spain, Rias Baixas (in Galacia), this grape is loved by almost all who try it. A great alternative to Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay and every other white grape, Albarino is aromatically intense...

Read More About Other White Blends

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