- Wine: Cono Sur Bicicleta Sauvignon Blanc
- Country: Chile
- Region: Central Valley
- Year: 2020
- Grapes: Sauvignon Blanc
- ABV: 12.5%
- Bottle top: screw cap
- Price: £7.50
- Purchased: Tesco
The bicycle logo initially attracted me to this wine because, well, I like cycling. Fortunately, it turned out to be a decent wine that I’d be happy enough to buy again, bicycle on the label or not.
It’s from the Cono Sur winery in Chile and the story is that the vineyard workers travel around their extensive estate by bicycle. The label describes it as ‘a crisp and intense Sauvignon Blanc with refreshing citrus aromas, white peaches, lychee and a palate of green apples balanced by a crisp dry finish’.
I like my whites to be crisp and dry and this one certainly fits the bill. It’s refreshing, flavoursome and moreish. The suggested food pairings are grilled chicken, seafood, salads and vegetarian dishes, and it certainly went well with our vegetarian gnocchi bake.