Tag: Sauvignon Blanc

Sauvignon Blanc II
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Sauvignon Blanc II

This now world famous and extremely popular grape variety is native to the Loire Valley, where it excels in Pouilly Fume and Sancerre. It has been so successful that Bordeaux to the southwest has adopted it, and now several other French wine regions (think Languedoc) plant it. Outside of France, […]

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New Zealand’s Best 2014 Sauvignon Blancs

Scientists traced the origins of sauvignon blanc to Bordeaux or Loire Valley. In both of these regions, the wines smell like cut grass, and are acid driven in flavour. In Bordeaux, sauvignon blanc is “tamed” with floral and lemony semillon. Over time, sauvignon blanc was planted in many countries including […]

New Zealand – The land of superb sauvignon blanc.
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New Zealand – The land of superb sauvignon blanc.

Although excellent wine production in New Zealand has a relatively short history (quarter of a century), the success has been profound and can only be attributed to young, entrepreneurial winemakers. They made all the difference between competently made and outstanding wines. Unquestionably, Sauvignon Blanc is internationally the best-known white wine […]

Sauvignon Blanc.
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Sauvignon Blanc.

Sauvignon Blanc Sauvignon Blanc, one of the most versatile grapes, comes in many guises and from many regions. It can be an aperitif, light, sharp and refreshing. It can also be an excellent dinner accompaniment with good body and lovely texture or it can be blended with a variety of […]