My journey switching from red to white wine

Finding the perfect wine at your budget just got easier.

By  | Jun 22, 2020, 01:45 PM 

Joy Graciouss drinking Paul Cluver Close Encounter Riesling 2016

The thought of trying new things in the comfort of my budget always excites me, and believe it or not, I always manage to find ways of balling on a budget. Being a connoisseur of some fine red wine, I decided to go on a journey to try the best white wine that fits my budget and I found it was no hustle at all, thanks to FindWine South Africa.

I searched for some fine white wine within my budget and found that I could even get some great bottles beneath my budget on FindWine South Africa. I managed to purchase two bottles for just R215, which means I had some spare change to get my nails done!

🔁 @joygraciouss Friday's forecast 99% chance of wine thanks to @findwinesa

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I had the pleasure of tasting my first sip of Jordan Inspector Péringuey Chenin Blanc 2016 after realizing that it was one of the highest rated bottles in South Africa. I later learned that all of the wines on FindWine SA are award-winning wines. FindWine tells you the best time to consume the wine too. Needless to say, this Jordan Chenin Blanc exceeded my expectations with its fruity and dry-wooded taste. This bottle instantly changed my perception of white wine.

Joy Gracious drinking Paul Cluver Close Encounter Riesling 2016

Now let's get one thing straight, usually, I would not go for sweet wine. But Paul Cluver's 2016 Close Encounter Riesling definitely accommodated my palate.

It tasted of mango, orange and frangipani, with sweet melon and pineapple freshness, a hint of lime and a lemongrass finish with just the perfect percentage of alcohol. The semi-sweet combination had just the right amount of sweetness to leave me wanting more. It ended up being my favourite.

Joy Gracious drinking Paul Cluver Close Encounter Riesling 2016

My affordable wine tasting experience was just a few clicks away, as I ended up getting two very enjoyable white wines that suited both my pocket and my taste buds.

Just so you know, I'm not one to hog such life-changing information so, go ahead and give it a try yourself. Head over to FindWine South Africa, select the type of wine you'd like to get at your price range and have it delivered right at your doorstep. It is one of the easiest things to do.