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