Sauvignon Blanc: Articles on the Sauvignon Blanc White Wine Grape Varietal

Wine To Go Buy This Week - Spottswoode Estate 2014 Sauvignon Blanc – 90 Points

Spottswoode Estate has long been one of those wineries that receives high acclaim but less commensurate public attention. Winemaker Aron Weinkauf crafts beautiful expressions of Cabernet Sauvignon, but also an impressive Sauvignon Blanc. Comprised of 73% Sauvignon Blanc and 27% Sauvignon Musque from six different vineyard sites in Napa, Sonoma and Carneros, his creation is an inviting wine.

Torre Rosazza Sauvignon & Friulano 2008 - IntoWineTV Episode 120

"Italian Whites" Host Lisa Kolenda and wine experts Bartholomew Broadbent, Cezar Kusik, and Rob Renteria taste and discuss Torre Rosazza Sauvignon and Friulani.

2016 Bedrock Wine Co. Sauvignon Blanc Judge Family Vineyard, USA, California, Sonoma - Wine review

Grade: 
A-
Score: 
91

Green gold in color.  The nose is nice; a bit grassy with some tropical fruit.  On the palate, there is anice slightly oily texture.  Tropical fruits and melon notes.  Slightly

2016 Bedrock Wine Co. Sauvignon Blanc Judge Family Vineyard, USA, California, Sonoma - Wine review

Grade: 
A-
Score: 
91

A very nice Sauvignon Blanc.  Light green gold in color.  The nose is slightly grassy with good minerals and slight limes.  On the palate, a lovely oily texture.  Nice fruit; ki

2013 Domaine François Cotat (Paul & François) Sancerre Les Monts Damnés, France, Loire - Wine Review

Grade: 
A-
Score: 
92

Seems to be in a bit of a dumb phase right now.  Don't get me wrong, it is quite good but not as good as it can be.  Light golden in color.  The nose has some grapefruit and nice min

2011 Ventisquero Sauvignon Blanc Yali Wetland, Chile, Rapel Valley - Wine review

Grade: 
B-
Score: 
83

Very nice value for this under $10 per bottle wine.  This vintage is getting a bit long in the tooth but I suspect younger vintages are showing much better.  Light gold/green in color.&nb

2015 Jardin en Fleurs Sauvignon Blanc Touraine, France, Loire - Wine Review

Grade: 
B+
Score: 
89

Light golden in color.  The nose has nice minerality with some grapefruit.  On the palate, this is a bit flabby and could use more acidity.  On the other hand, the minerality carries

2015 Fairbourne Estate Sauvignon Blanc, New Zealand, Marlborough - Wine Review

Grade: 
A-
Score: 
92

Wow, this was one of the better Sauvignon Blancs from New Zealand that I have had in a while.  Blind, I would have guessed this to be from the Loire Valley.  Light gold in color.  Th

2016 Jean Reverdy et Fils Sancerre La Reine Blanche, France, Loire Valley - Wine Review

Grade: 
A
Score: 
91

Always one of the better Sancerre's from the home of Sauvignon Blanc.  This one is a bit surprising though.  Blind, I might have guessed New Zealand.  The nose has that gooseberry qu

Best Napa Valley Wineries for Sauvignon Blanc

Sauvignon Blancs grown in the Napa Valley region have striking aromas that translate into even more specific palate characteristics. This varietal is extremely versatile and the characteristics change from region to region, for instance, in France Sauvignon blanc is labeled “Sancerre” or “Pouilly-fume” named after the actual places and can take on grassier aromas then one would find in the Napa Valley. Sauvignon Blancs grown in the Napa Valley provide visitors with such specific tasting profiles and these easily diversify your wine tasting. Experiencing a Napa Valley Sauvignon Blanc will give your wine flights a more well-rounded wine range ultimately aiding in furthering your wino knowledge (sometimes a goal among visiting wine novices). Here in the Napa Valley our Sauvignon Blanc is fully ripened in the heat creating bright citrus, grapefruit, and passion fruit aromas, alongside juicy peach, nectarine and melon nuances. These flavors and tastes contrast perfectly with the rich oaky chardonnays that are often highlighted in Napa Valley wine tasting. Also, Napa Valley Sauvignon Blanc is known to make many ladies swoon with excitement, women tend to be its biggest fans. These Five wineries produce the best Napa Valley Sauvignon Blanc in addition to the perfect place to taste them.

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