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Awesome wines from Pick n Pay

A great list of wines from Pick n Pay with useful tasting notes.

07 Nov 2012

PnP Rosé
A sweet, fruity summer wine with an easy-drinking structure on the palate and lovely fresh, fruity aromas. Enjoy with a variety of light summer salads or simply on its own, a lovely treat with fresh strawberries. Drink now and serve chilled.

PnP Late Harvest
Typical full, rich flavours with strong Muscat undertones. Rich honey grape natural sweet flavours that mingle with the bouquet. Enjoy on its own or with curry and Thai dishes and sticky spareribs. Drink now and serve chilled.

PnP Sauvignon Blanc
Full upfront tropical flavours with a soft underlying green pepper taste. Well balanced, crisp, clean and fresh on the palate with a lingering fruity aftertaste. Enjoy with seafood like prawns, calamari, fresh oysters or asparagus quiche and Thai noodle salad or baked or grilled chicken or pork with lemon. Drink now and serve chilled.

PnP Chenin Blanc
Upfront fresh fruity flavours, with a lovely, crisp finish. This wine goes well with white meat dishes and vegetarian dishes. Enjoy with grilled smoked haddock, white fish in a delicate creamy sauce, fishcakes and avocado and calamari salad.  Salads and green vegetables are also perfect for this Chenin. Drink now and serve chilled

PnP Chardonnay

This unwooded wine has full, ripe, tropical flavours, with a full, rich palate and lingering aftertaste. Enjoy it with roast chicken or chicken in a creamy sauce, veal, salmon or white fish sautéed in butter. Great with pasta and basil pesto. Drink now or within a year.

PnP Cabernet Sauvignon
Lovely chocolate and dark fruit flavours.  This fruity wine is well balanced and very versatile – a safe choice when it comes to food pairing.  Enjoy with finer cuts of lamb, beef, venison, antelope and duck in a rich sauce. Enjoy within three years.

PnP Pinotage
A lovely fruity Pinotage with hints of blackberries and strawberries.  Medium to full bodied and well balanced with a lingering plum aftertaste. Enjoy with light red meat dishes like seared steak or grilled lamb skewers with bacon and rosemary seasoning.

PnP Shiraz
Upfront dark fruit flavours with a touch of spice typical of the variety. A well-balanced, full-bodied wine with the spicy qualities of Shiraz that can be brought out by dishes such as a rich beef stew cooked with red wine and pasta arrabiata. Also enjoy with grilled meats or Gruyère and Witzenberger cheeses served with crackers. Drink now or cellar for two to three years.

PnP Merlot
Soft and well balanced with lots of fruit and berry flavours. Medium bodied with a lingering aftertaste. Enjoy with a variety of meats like veal, meatloaf, Italian-style sausages, roast lamb or beef stews.  Also try fish like salmon and tuna and mushroom-based dishes.  Baked or grilled chicken or pork, with garlic or a BBQ sauce and pastas with basil pesto. Drink now or cellar for one to two years.

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