Sauvignon Blanc

(aka. Blanc Fume, Fume Blanc, Savagnin Musque)

Sauvignon Blanc is widely grown in California -- at over 15,000 acres, it’s now the third most planted variety -- and often assumes the moniker ‘Fume Blanc’. This popular synonym, credited to Napa’s Robert Mondavi, derives from the grape’s historic home of Pouilly in France’s Upper Loire Valley, where Sauvignon Blanc is the dominant varietal and goes locally by the name of ‘Blanc Fumé’. This noble grape is also successfully grown in Washington State and in New York on Long Island. In Canada, the variety is establishing a foothold in both the Niagara region of Ontario and British Columbia’s Okanagan Valley.

When treated with respect and afforded suitable growing conditions, it is one of the wine world’s darlings. Dry wines made from this grape are characterized by steely, racy acidity, green, gooseberry fruit, asparagus and a grassy, herbaceous character. It is rarely oaked, except in California, where it has often been subjected to Read more »

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  • Bernard Magrez Oustric Sauvignon Blanc 2013

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    slight sulfur on nose, mild with some minerals Read More

    Wine review by Dennis Lim


  • Mouton-Cadet Blanc 2014

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    No written review

    Wine review by eaglebass


  • Nice day up at Tyson's Corner again.  Started with a 2.5 hour massage, ... mine was a Cakebread 2014 Sauvignon Blanc and Sandra selected a 2015 Muskadet.  Food started with a 1/2 dozen raw oysters, pot stickers and then battered shrimp for me, a tuna salad for Sandra.  We both agreed that the Cakebread was the best wine by far. &nbs Read More

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  • Pomelo Sauvignon Blanc 2014

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    Very, very good - though it would be better fresher this still has plenty to offer. Grapefruit, melon, wet stone and popping acidity give this a wonderful mouth watering finish. Read More

    Wine review by rckr1951


  • Domaines Barons de Rothschild Lafite Los Vascos Sauvignon Blanc 2015

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    Aromatic and herbal with green peas, jalapeño and green bell pepper, lemon and golden berries. Quite unique. In the mouth it's more classic with grassy notes of lemon and lime, more green pepper and a tart acidic finish. Read More

    Wine review by Snooth Editorial


  • What are the secrets of a winemaker with over one hundred 90+ point wines ... ... by Semillon and Chardonnay. Sauvignon Blanc is the structural beam of acidity. Each varietal is cultivated to be its very best self. Blending begins only after fermentation is complete and each varietal has reached its full expression. The Whip is a survey of the... Read More

    From the article All About Wine, Vine by Vine


  • Casillero del Diablo Sauvignon Blanc Reserva Chile 2015

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    Tart and hot tropical fruit aromas of pineapple with loads of lemongrass and lime zest and herbal notes of green pepper. This is surprisingly soft on entry with a lime and grapefruit driven palate, tart acidity and a lemon curd finish. Read More

    Wine review by Snooth Editorial


  • Francis Coppola Sofia Rosé 2012

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    No written review

    Wine review by ericsbrown


  • Unlimited Pours of 7 Wines with DinnerRegister ... of white flowers.Provenance Sauvignon Blanc: A gamble on growing white grapes in the traditionally red region of Rutherford, Calif., paid off big. Experience what is possibly the finest expression of Sauvignon Blanc in the Napa Valley. Tasting Notes: A clean, polished beauty featuring intense f... Read More

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  • Hey guys - I've rather busy as you know.  The NWC Italian Night and we ... ... Kabinett Nahe2014 Pomelo Sauvignon Blanc California2014 Kono Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough New Zealand (2)2013 Banfi San Angelo Pinot Grigio (2)NV Caves Messias Santola "Crab Wine" Vino Verde2014 Fran Etz Gruner Veltliner Austria2013 Tomaresca "Neprica" IGT Puglia (3)2... Read More

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