Checkers - Better and Better | White Wine
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WHITE WINES

DISCOVER NEW FOOD AND WINE PAIRING IDEAS WITH OUR RANGE OF FANTASTIC WHITES

Made from the skin and juice of white grapes (or the juice of select red grapes), white wine is light and refreshing, making it perfect for spring, summer or anytime quaffing. At Checkers, you’ll find our range caters to all palates and budgets. From the more exclusive French LaCheteau Pouilly Fumé Les Closiers to a great value favourite, like Du Toitskloof Cellar Sauvignon Blanc from the Breede River Valley, we have the right white for you.

Discover the different varietals, as well as some food and wine pairing ideas.

Viognier

A rare white cultivar. Flavours: aromatic, floral, stone fruit. Enjoy with: mild curries, shellfish. Cheese: goats cheese. Chocolate: white chocolate. In our range: Lourensford, The Wolftrap, Eden Crest.

Chardonnay (wooded or unwooded)

Creamy (wooded) or crisp and dry (unwooded). Flavours: buttery, vanilla (wooded); melon, apple (unwooded). Enjoy with: chicken. Cheese: Camembert. Chocolate: choc-caramel. In our range: Krone, Fat Bastard, De Wetshof and more.

Chenin Blanc (wooded or unwooded)

Popular, versatile white. Flavours: passion fruit, honey and citrus. Enjoy with: summery seafood. Cheese: Gorgonzola. Chocolate: milk chocolate. Our range includes: Neil Joubert, Kleine Zalze, Simonsig.

Riesling

An aromatic German grape, dry and crisp. Flavours: apples, flowers, honey. Enjoy with: spicy food. Cheese: smoked Cheddar. Chocolate: mild milk chocolate. Our range includes: Theuniskraal, Deidesheim in Germany.

Sauvignon Blanc

Crisp and dry with tropical notes. Flavours: gooseberry, grass, green apple. Enjoy with: chicken and fish. Cheese: ripe Brie. Chocolate: milk chocolate. Our range includes: Altydgedacht, La Motte, De Grendel.

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