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Wine Of The Day 15th November 2007

Thursday, 15 November 2007

The wine of the day today has been chosen to compliment Paul Flynn's dishes.

Sauvignon blanc is light in body, crisp tasting, with flavors of fresh herbs, green grass, and citrus the perfect wine to try with fresh, simply prepared or cold seafood.

Name: Tesco Finest Kenton Valley Sauvignon Blanc 2006

Price: Was €12.99 - Now €7.99, Save €5.00, offer valid until end of December.
Available: Tesco
Producer: James Evers
Country Region: Adelaide Hills, South Australia
Grape Variety: 100% Sauvignon Blanc

Tasting Notes:
Light green in colour, it is a Sauvignon Blanc with rich, intense tropical / gooseberry fruit aromas on the bouquet leading on to a rich and full flavoured wine with an array of tropical/passionfruit/ kiwi fruit flavours with a crisp zesty acid finish.

Why does this wine go with this particular dish:
Perfect with Paul's Fish Dishes because  it's zippy acidity brings all the freshness of the fishes to life.  It's a full-bodied wine with lots of herbaceous qualities, which will complement the rich fresh smoked fish flavours


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