Summer Sipping: white wines we love

Summer is the best season to gather friends and family together for a back yard barbeque, patio party or sofa soiree! Wine is the sweet nectar of any season, an ice breaker and conversation starter, Here is a round-up of our top summer white picks with tasting notes — all available at North Vancouver’s Everything Wine.  

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Pikorua Sauvignon Blanc – New Zealand

Refreshingly crisp with intense aromas and flavour, Pikoura delivers bright tropical fruits with a touch of gooseberry and lightly herbal notes. This is a crisp, dry and refreshing New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc.

Fort Berens Orange Edition Rosé, British Columbia VQA

A fruit forward rosé bursting with luscious flavours of raspberries and cranberries. This slightly off-dry, medium bodied rosé features a blend of 100% organically grown Pinot Noir and Gamay Noir grapes. Savour it chilled with grilled salmon or a fresh summer salad.

Domaine de L’Olibet ‘Les Pujols’ Rosé, France

Delicate sweet spice aromas lead onto a palate which is immediately soft, vinous and round with abundant ripe fruit, lifted by a natural zing and finishing with a characterful texture and richness. The perfect summer lunch wine; pair with roasted vegetable tart or poached trout salad.

Pinot Pinot pinot grigio,  Australia

Grown in the vineyards of South Eastern Australia, the Pinot Grigio grapes for this wine benefit from the region's Mediterranean- style climate. Gorgeous aromas of pears, peaches and passionfruit and a nice refreshing citrus edge.

Papa Figos Douro Vinho Branco, Portugal

With citrus and white blossom aromas, this refreshing vinho carries flavours of lemon and white peach and pairs well with light salads and grilled fish dishes.

Pata Negra organic Cava – Spain

This organic sparkling is lght and refreshing, with flavours of red apple and lemon. Best served with appetizers as a warm up to a meal. 

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