White wine - What exactly is white wine?
White wine is made from white wine grapes. These have different red wines no red shell. Because of this White wine a yellowish color. The color of white wines varies from grape variety to grape variety and depends on how it is aged. Another difference from red wine and White wine is often the manufacturing process. Many white wines are first pressed and then fermented (so-called must fermentation). At red wines the reverse order is used (so-called mash fermentation). The color of the red grape skins comes off and colors the transparent grape juice.
White wine - origin and history
The most well-known white wine growing regions in the world are in Germany, Italy, Spain, France and South Africa. Germany is particularly known for excellent Rieslings, on the other hand South Africa among other things for the grape variety Chenin Blanc stands.
White wine - smell and taste
Just like red wine and Rosé has also White wine very special aromas in smell and taste. Although the aromas depend heavily on the grape variety, there are typical ones White wine flavors. Many grape varieties have aromas of stone fruit, tropical fruits such as pineapple and guava, and mineral notes.
White wine from South Africa
The special thing about South Africans white wines is the high number of hours of sunshine and the local climate. The warm temperatures not only let red wines but also white wines ripen very well. The white wine grapes have very concentrated fruit aromas. The proximity to the sea also creates a cool breeze, which cools down the grapes, especially at night.
What sets South Africa apart from other wine regions in the world is its strong focus on sustainability and environmental protection. South Africa started implementing transparent standards early on with the “Biodiversity & Wine Initiative”. The Avoiding the use of chemical pesticides and preserving plant species are fundamental goals here.
South African White Wines - Order online in the shop
The Coastal Cuvée from the winery Delaire Graff or the Sauvignon Blanc from the winery Kleine Zalze are among the classics from South Africa. Also very special white wines again FMC from the Winery Ken Forrester delight wine lovers all over the world.
In our Online shop you will find a large selection South African white wines from different wineries. The WineStore (www.the-winestore.com) enables very easy and reliable ordering of white wines from South Africa.