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Sauvignon Blanc

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A crisp, refreshing variety that equally reflects both terroir and varietal character, Sauvignon Blanc is responsible for a vast array of wine styles. However, a couple of commonalities always exist—namely, zesty acidity and intense aromatics. The variety is of French provenance, and is most important in Bordeaux and the Loire Valley. It also shines in New Zealand, California, Australia and parts of NE Italy. Chile and South Africa are excellent sources of high-quality, value-priced Sauvignon Blanc.

Tasting Notes for Sauvignon Blanc

Sauvignon Blanc is a dry white wine. In its homeland, Bordeaux, winemakers prefer to blend it with Sémillon to produce a softer, richer style. In the Loire Valley, Sauvignon Blanc expresses citrus, flint and smoky flavors, especially from in Sancerre and Pouilly-Fumé. Marlborough, New Zealand often produces a pungent and racy version, reminiscent of cut grass, gooseberry and grapefruit. California's style is fruit-driven, in either a soft and oak-aged or snappy and fresh version.

Perfect Food Pairings for Sauvignon Blanc

The freshness of Sauvignon Blanc’s flavor lends it to a range of light, summery dishes including salad, seafood and mild Asian cuisine. Sauvignon Blanc settles in comfortably at the table with notoriously difficult foods like artichokes or asparagus. When combined with Sémillon (and perhaps some oak), it matches well with complex seafood and chicken dishes.

Sommelier Secrets for Sauvignon Blanc

Along with Cabernet Franc, Sauvignon Blanc is a proud parent of Cabernet Sauvignon. That green bell pepper aroma that all three varieties share is no coincidence—it comes from a high concentration of pyrazines (herbaceous aromatic compounds) inherent to each member of the family.

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    Clos Henri Petit Clos Sauvignon Blanc 2019
    Sauvignon Blanc from Marlborough, New Zealand
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    Silverado Miller Ranch Sauvignon Blanc 2019
    Sauvignon Blanc from Napa Valley, California
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    dough Sauvignon Blanc 2019
    Sauvignon Blanc from North Coast, California
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    Biscaye Baie Cotes de Gascogne Sauvignon Blanc 2019
    Sauvignon Blanc from Southwest, France
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  • Sean Minor 4B Sauvignon Blanc 2019  Front Label
    Sean Minor 4B Sauvignon Blanc 2019
    Sauvignon Blanc from California
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    St. Francis Sauvignon Blanc 2019
    Sauvignon Blanc from Sonoma County, California
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    Hess Select Sauvignon Blanc 2019
    Sauvignon Blanc from North Coast, California
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    King Estate Sauvignon Blanc 2019
    Sauvignon Blanc from Oregon
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