Take two wines
Published 05/03/2011 | 12:31
Whyte Estate Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 2010 - bristlingly fresh, dominated by zesty lemon and lime, with a touch of passion fruit and sugarsnap pea characters.
Try with seafood. 13pc alc. €6.99- €8.99 Available from Jus de Vine, Portmarnock; Red Island, Skerries; Cases, Galway; O’Donovan’s, Cork; Hole in the Wall, Dublin 7.
Mount Vernon Unoaked Chardonnay Marlborough 2009 - with crisp, red and green apples and tropical fruit notes combining with a delicate creaminess. 13.5pc alc. Just right for tuna or salmon. €14.99 Available from Sweeney’s, Glasnevin; La Touch 4u, Greystones; On the Grapevine, Dalkey; Donnybrook Fair, D4; Redmond’s, Ranelagh; Thomas’s, Foxrock; McCabe’s, Blackrock.