When the occasion calls for a light, crisp and easy drinking white wine that won't break the bank it is going to be hard to go past this Sauvignon Blanc from Mirassou winery. Located in California's Central Coast the Mirassou family can trace their wine making all the way back to 1854 making them the oldest known wine making family in the United States!
Their 2012 Sauvingon Blanc contains fruit from both the Lodi and Russian River Valley vineyards and has a light lemon/pale straw like color. The rather enjoyable aroma displays plenty of tropical fruits, melon and citrus like notes which the flavor profile almost perfectly mimics. It is a very easy drinking wine that will please a broad spectrum of wine drinkers from the novice to the enthusiasts alike. This wine is made to drink now and will pair with a variety of summer salads, seafood dishes and some Thai food dishes. An almost perfect combination with be to enjoy it with this Shrimp and Citrus Salad recipe from the Mirassou website.
Available from most major retailers for an average price of just $8.99!