Tasting Notes: KWV The Mentors Grenache Blanc
KWV The Mentors Grenache Blanc has layered aromas of pineapple, mandarin and orange . Fresh and earthy palate with a creamy vibrant texture, smooth, round finish.
Pairs beautifully well with seafood & shellfish and also creamy cheeses.
In life Mother Nature is the greatest mentor, with uncontrolled raw power and beauty she provides the platform for growth. Through skill and knowledge our wine making team have learnt to harness these conditions, and craft this range of superior wines. An initiative and passion that is passed on through our continued mentorship of both nature and man alike.
Abraham Perold, recognised as the father of Pinotage and considered the pioneer of modern South African viticulture, dedicated his life to the vine. His genius as a veritable master of wine influenced every aspect of wine production.
The same sense of quality and perfection that were his hallmarks went into production Perold-a truly exceptional wine, named after a truly exceptional man.
Perold, Mentor to both nature and man alike is the icon of our THE MENTORS range in the wine portfolio of KWV International, a global trading company and the leading South African exporter of wines and brandies.
Grenache Blanc or Garnacha Blanc is a medium-to-full-bodied white wine that originated in Northern Spain. It is the light-skinned mutation of Grenache Noir. Grenache Blanc is best known for growing in Southern France, where pronunciation a white blender. Also, it is a member of the renowned Châteauneuf-du-Pape blend.
As a light-golden, pale straw-coloured wine, Grenache Blanc is produced mainly as a varietal wine, though, as mentioned above, it is widely used as a softener in blends, too. In the United States, for instance, single-varietal Grenache Blanc wines increase in popularity day-by-day. And it is also a component in sweet or fortified vins doux naturels of the Eastern Roussillon or Rhône Valley such as Rasteau, Maury, and Rivesaltes.