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New York Sauvignon Blanc

Now this may be something of a departure, recommending a New York white that is not Riesling, but I do believe that Long Island has great potential with Sauvignon Blanc. Long Island has struggled with an identity since its birth as a wine region, with a climate that resembles that of Bordeaux, and soils composed of glacial moraine that might be compared to the gravels of Bordeaux, it was thought that this would prove to be a great spot for the grapes of Bordeaux, with a distinct focus on the reds.

Long Island Sauvignon Blanc, with old world character and a just a hint of new world fruit, is poised to make a big splash and Macari is leading the way. This is just a lovely wine, as good as just about anybody's Sauvy, but I do know it is not that easy to find, so make an effort. It's great with fish, pasta salads, and of fresh goat cheeses.

Macari Sauvignon Blanc

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