All You Need To Know About Sauvignon Blanc

June 24, 2018

Sauvignon Blanc is a white-wine grape from western France, now successfully grown in emerging and established wine regions all over the world. Learn more by reading the guide below!


  • Sauvignon blanc is a green-skinned grape variety that originates from the Bordeaux region of France.
  • The grape most likely gets its name from the French words sauvage ("wild") and blanc ("white") due to its early origins as an indigenous grape in South West France.
 

 

 

  • Typically a light to medium-bodied, crisp and refreshing white wine. 
  • Notable acidity.
  • From herbal taste sensations to veggie, and from flavors of grass, hay and mineral tones to a citrus and tropical flavour mix

 

Aromas

  • Fruit – Citrus (Grapefruit, Lemon), Melon
  • Grassy – Grass, Herbs, Mineral
  • Oak – Vanilla, Spice, Smoke

Styles

  • Crisp – Lively and refreshing with loads of fruit flavors
  • Elegant – Crisp, yet round and complex, layers of flavors
  • Oak – Influenced by oak aging with hints of smoke and vanilla
 

 

  1. France
  2. Australia
  3. Chile
  4. Brazil
  5. New Zealand
  6. North America

 

Chicken, Sushi, Fish, Shells including Crabs & Oysters
 

Goat Cheese & Fresh cheeses such as Chevre, Burrata, Feta, Coupole, Humboldt Fog & Parmesan

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