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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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  • Merry Edwards Sauvignon Blanc 2020  Front Label
    Merry Edwards Sauvignon Blanc 2020
    Sauvignon Blanc from Russian River, Sonoma County, California
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  • Lail Georgia Sauvignon Blanc 2019  Front Label
    Lail Georgia Sauvignon Blanc 2019
    Sauvignon Blanc from Yountville, Napa Valley, California
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  • Rombauer Sauvignon Blanc 2021  Front Label
    Rombauer Sauvignon Blanc 2021
    Sauvignon Blanc from North Coast, California
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  • Substance Vineyard Collection Sauvignon Blanc 2019  Front Label
    Substance Vineyard Collection Sauvignon Blanc 2019
    Sauvignon Blanc from Columbia Valley, Washington
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  • Sinegal Estate Sauvignon Blanc 2019  Front Label
    Sinegal Estate Sauvignon Blanc 2019
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    Jaine Sauvignon Blanc 2020
    Sauvignon Blanc from Columbia Valley, Washington
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  • Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards Sauvignon Blanc 2019  Front Label
    Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards Sauvignon Blanc 2019
    Sauvignon Blanc from Napa Valley, California
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    Miner Family Sauvignon Blanc 2019
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  • Chalk Hill Estate Sauvignon Blanc 2020  Front Label
    Chalk Hill Estate Sauvignon Blanc 2020
    Sauvignon Blanc from Chalk Hill, Sonoma County, California
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