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It’s summer time and we’re selecting one wine each day from Costco’s “Hello Summer Wine Sampler 2021.” This sample is a box of 12 unique wines wines (each in a 375ml bottle) and costs $49.99. Today is Day 7 (of 12) of the wine sampler and it’s a 2020 Sauvignon Blanc called Pique-Nique.
See below for our thoughts on Costco’s Hello Summer Wine Sampler (2021)’s Pique-Nique Sauvignon Blanc (2020).
What’s the Costco Wine Sampler (2021)?
Meant to celebrate friends, sun and summer fun, Costco’s “Hello Summer Wine Sampler 2021” contains 12 wines: 5 white wines, 4 red wines and 3 rosé wines. See the link below for more details about this amazing wine sampler.
Costco’s Hello Summer Wine Sampler (2021) | A Review
Our Review of Pique-Nique Sauvignon Blanc (2020)
Type of Wine
A white wine made of Sauvignon Blanc grapes.
Taste + How and when to drink
“Fresh”, “clean” and “bright” were frequently used when describing this wine. Sip after sip almost gave some of us a lip puckering experience, as it was like biting into a crisp citrus. No wonder as lemon and lime are distinct flavors of this wine. The winemaker also describes this wine as having melon and herb flavors.
It makes sense that this crisp wine goes well with tangy cheeses, smoked meats, and seafood.
The Costco’s Hello Wine Sampler (2021) is $49.99, which is around $4.00 per 375ml bottle of wine.
One cannot buy this wine outside of the Costco wine sampler. So in order to try this wine, grab the Hello Summer Wine Sampler (2021) at your local Costco.
What is Costco?
Costco is a “[global] membership warehouse club, dedicated to bringing members the best possible prices on quality brand-name merchandise” (as mentioned on the official company website). It has a wide selection of merchandise (from clothes to food to books), specialty departments and exclusive member services, all for amazing prices and value especially as it sells products in bulk (we’re looking at you Kirkland 30 rolls of toilet paper). For more information, see more Costco’s company website.
The Bottom Line
We rated the Pique-Nique Sauvignon Blanc (2020) from Costco’s Hello Summer Wine Sampler (2021) 3.0 Stars (out of 5)!
This white wine would pair well with seafood dishes as it has fresh, bright, lemon-y flavors; it is like a fresh squeeze of lemon that perfectly balances out the flavors of a briny flaky fish filet. Some of our taste testers thought this wine was a little too lip-puckeringly sour. For that reason, this wine was not as preferred as other Sauvignon Blanc wines.
Grab a box of Costco’s Hello Summer Wine Sampler (2021) and let us know what you think about the Pique-Nique Sauvignon Blanc (2020).
Stay tuned for other posts on our reviews of each of the 12 wines inside Costco’s Hello Wine Sampler (2021)!