Sauvignon Blanc is an aromatic white grape variety, usually displaying strong aromas of gooseberry, elderflower, green pepper and asparagus. Most wines have no oak flavours and do not benefit from bottle age.
Wines made from Sauvignon Blanc are usually dry, medium bodied and have a high acidity (the latter characteristic also makes the grape suitable for sweet wine blends such as Sauternes):
Loire whites have aromas of gooseberry, grass, blackcurrant leaf and nettle and often display a steely character that is similar to Chablis.
Marlborough in New Zealand is new classic region for very expressive Sauvignon Blanc wines which are dry, with high acidity and medium body and characterised by flavours of passion fruit, gooseberry, green pepper and blackcurrant leaf. These wines are best consumed young. South African Sauvignon Blancs are usually made in a similar style but are lighter in body.
Chile is another source of premium Sauvignon Blanc - the wines have aromas of citrus, green apple and grass.
Apaltagua Costero is pale gold in colour, with fine bubbles. On the nose it is clean with marked notes of white fruits, such as green and yellow apples. Clear notes of crusty bread and hazelnuts mix with a delicate hint of buttery aromas. In the mouth it is creamy with subtle flavours of green fruit and dry fruits and a long and lingering finish.
The Gran Verano Sauvignon Blanc has a bright yellow tint with glints of green. Its prominent aromas of lime blend harmoniously with herbs and floral notes. In the mouth it is soft, citric and refreshing to the palate.
With a strong and expressive character, this Sauvignon Blanc demonstrates the potency of the San Antonio Valley, leading with its herbaceous, salty and citric notes, such as key lime and touch of minerality. The flavour is fruity and the texture is creamy, the acidity is crisp with a juicy finish. It is a full-bodied wine, balanced, with a large personality and exquisite elegance. The potential cellaring is 3 years, and is ideal to accompany goat cheese, shellfish, oysters and mild fish.
Château Suduiraut is designed for all those who enjoy sensory and emotional experiences that are both rich and full of surprises and leave a lasting memory. With an extensive life-span, it powerfully and harmoniously combines fruit and floral aromas with roasted and candied notes.
This wine is impressively fresh and intense, with an understated brilliance that sets it apart from more exuberant Sauvignons. Despite ever increasing competition, Cloudy Bay remains one of Marlborough's defining wines.
The Doisy-Daëne Grand Dry Wine is one of the best dry white wines of Bordeaux. It expresses all the distinction and the finesse of this exceptional terroir. With a singular aromatic power, with grapefruit and white peach aromas, it develops mineral notes and flavors of pear and spices. Both delicious young and have great potential for keeping (5 to 10 years).
The great purity of aromas that marks his style can be detected in his wines. The whites (dry or sweet), with a bursting fruit aroma, combine power and freshness in an infinite youth. The reds, with a strong fruit quality, blend with perfect harmony the velvet-like aromas with the fullness and depth of the tannins. Although irresistible while young, their longevity is astonishing.
Bright green hues are visible in the colour. The nose has notes
of nut and fruit which develops into a bright palate of ripe fruit.
The finish of this wine has a slight citrus peel bitterness to it.
A crisp and dry Loire Valley Sauvignon in a similar style to
Sancerre. Overall a very vivacious wine.
A very beautiful light colour. It is a lively and fruity nose. Aroma of candied fruits which change into an exotic aroma. A very round and sweet finish on the mouth.
This Sauvignon is a fine and elegant wine, well balanced between acidity and the fruit. Strong and round in the mouth. Due to its freshness it can be enjoyed as an aperitif, with foie gras, or can be used as a dessert wine. Very nice to drink with some cheese such as Roquefort.
This blend has a magnificent intensity which confers it floral aromas, citrus fruits with beautiful shades of exotic fruits. The mouth is round, full of ripe fruit, rich in sensations, raised by a frank and lemony finale.
It is a fine, elegant and fruity wine, best enjoyed just one year after the vintage in order to preserve all the freshness and fruit aromas.
It is a lively and fruity wine. Its nose is fruity with citrus aromas with beautiful shades of exotic fruits with a lemony finish. The palate is light with a frank and lemony finish.
It is a fine, elegant and fruity wine best enjoyed in the years immediately following the vintage in order to preserve all the freshness and fruit aromas.
Aim to be served around 10°C as an aperitif, on white meats or to accompany your fish, shellfish and seafood.
Pouilly-Fumé 'Domaine des Fines Caillottes' Pabiot
Brilliant, golden robe, Intense and complex nose exhaling tropical
fruits. The mouth is rich, concentrated, with a good length and a well
balanced acidity perfectly expressing the aromatic palette of tropical
fruits (especially mango and passion fruit), delicious by itself as
an aperitif. It is excellent served with most hors d'oeuvres and
appetisers, seafood, fish, and certain cheeses like goat cheese
in particular. Serve at around 10-12°C. It can be kept long after
with a slow evolution of the aromas.
A small parcel of high-quality, single-estate Sancerre that
perfectly exhibits the typical minerally terroir. It has pungent,
green grass aromas and a crisp, fresh palate boasting citrus
and asparagus notes.
An excellent wine with goats cheese, shellfish, vegetable based
dishes and charcuterie
This unoaked wine has great typicity with well balanced Sauvignon aromas
and flavours. An excellent bouquet and round mouth with good intensity,
a fresh and fruity taste with a dry finish. Aromas are dominant with
blackcurrant leaf, acacia, jasmine and citrus fruits
This white wine is lively and full of fruit , with dominant fruity aromas.
An initial crispyness on the palate, rounds off with a rich and well
balanced finish. The white Sancerre wines are perfect with fish dishes,
and are particularly good with salmon.
Nose: Fruit driven with loads of freshness and nice sucrosite. Expect granadilla and pear aromas which follow through on the palate. A good balance of fruit and acidity on the mid-palate and a clean finish.
Straw yellow in colour, the aromas express the wonderful duality of
this Semillon Sauvignon, with a perfumed floral lift revealing some
underlying herbal character. Typical palate of the Kirkton Vale style,
a supple yet refreshing mouth that is punctuated by juicy ripe citrus
fruit, a dusting of dried herbs and a crisp mouth watering finish. Drink
with a range of light dining cuisine, an everyday wine for all occasions.
The colour is a delightful light lime and the bouquet is full of lively gooseberry, fresh herbs and melon aromas with tropical
passion fruit and citrus fruit character on the palate. This wine has great acidity and length, finishing refreshingly limey and elegant.
On the nose this Pouilly fume expresses notes of exotic fruits and
passion fruit. Then after aeration the wine opens up with notes of
white flesh fruits. The attack is supple with a wide mouth and
a good balance, with hints of peach and crisp gooseberry. It has a long finish with good complexity and minerality.
Mouth-watering aromatics of freshly crushed herbs, lime and
elderflower are followed by an explosion of pure Sauvignon
Blanc flavours. Full flavoured, vibrant and unforgettable.
Clear and bright with lifted aromas of elderflower, lime and crushed
herbs and a hint of ripe, tropical fruit. Ripe fruit on the palate, balanced
with fresh acidity while the lingering finish delivers a hint of minerality.
A good accompaniment with Oysters, mussels, crayfish, grilled or poached salmon, seafood salad, Irish Stew, ham, cherve, goats cheese and other strongly flavoured cheeses, asparagus and quiche.
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