Cheeky Monkey: Whites

Chardonnay, Australia

Alcohol:  11.5%

Oak:  None

Body:  Medium

CRIKEY! NO WOOD! No worries, this great white will get the Sheilas Cheeky! Chardonnays unique flavours are enhanced by the rich red soils and warm Aussie sun. You’ll enjoy hints of apple, pineapple and tropical fruit. A great wine with butter-soaked lobster and smoked salmon. Its even great with chicken from the barbie, smothered in a creamy alfredo sauce.

Gewürztraminer, Germany

Alcohol:  11.5%

Oak:  None

Body:  Light

GET OUT YOUR LEDERHOSEN for this off-dry white wine from Germany. A pale, yellow colour with floral, spicy aromas this wines real character is evident in the taste where semi-sweet peach and apricot flavours continue into a persistent finish. The spicy notes on the nose and tongue create an ideal match for oriental dishes, smoked salmon and mildly spiced foods.

Pinot Gris, Washington State

Alcohol:  13%

Oak:  None

Body:  Medium

President Washington would even GO APE over this wine! The lush soils and cool climate of the American North-West bring out CHEEKY aromas and tastes of pear, white peach and pineapple. but the real attitude comes through at the end. Great body, zesty acidity and a refreshing finish make this an amazing choice on its own or with light pasta, shrimp and chicken dishes.

Riesling, California

Alcohol:  12%

Oak:  None

Body:  Light

DUDE, THIS WINE IS GNARLEY!!! If there’s a wine for surfers then this is it. The warm California sun and cool ocean breezes bring out the best in Riesling (not to mention it’s great with seafood on the beach!). This off-dry is a light straw colour with aromas of citrus and floral on the nose. On the palate you’ll enjoy flavours of crisp citrus fruit, honey and apricots. For food pairings try salty Asian cuisine and antipasto plates.

Sauvignon Blanc South Africa

Alcohol:  13%

Oak:  None

Body:  Medium

START DRUMMING TO AN AFRICAN BEAT! This light to medium-bodied sipper is great on a Africa hot day with its crisp, green apple flavours and refreshing finish. You’ll appreciate the pale straw colour complimented by aromas of CHEEKY tropical green pineapple, guava, and pears along side light herbal notes. Enjoy on it’s own try or with lightly battered fish or poultry.

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