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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  • Here in the United States we are on a first-name basis with our wine grapes. The majority of casual wine drinkers understand what “Merlot”, “Moscato”, and “Cabernet” mean. Nowadays “Pinot” and even “Riesling” are familiar pals too. This is largely because the United States and other New World regions label their wines by varietal rather than geo... Read More

    From the article The Rise of Non-Traditional Wine Blends


  • Chateau Ste. Michelle Sauvignon Blanc Horse Heaven Vineyard Columbia Valley 2015

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    Well balanced fruit and acid. Have a cold and taste buds are off a bit but this sure hit the spot. Will try another bottle later. Read More

    Wine review by RandyFisher


  • Chateau Brown Pessac Leognan Blanc 2013

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    This Pessac-Leognan blanc was well received by critics upon release, and, ... ... the scent is mysteriously Sauvignon Blanc with fresh musk and lemon grass one moment and Semillon the next with fig and spiced apple; colour is quite deep yellow and entry is infused with cake spice, granny smith apple pie and musk. One of the best of the 2013 ... Read More

    Wine review by zufrieden


  • Many wineries are distinctly associated with a single appellation or growing ... ... Ray 2015 Dutton Ranch Sauvignon Blanc ($25)This limited production offering was made using young vines planted to the Musque clone of Sauvignon Blanc. Fermentation took place in neutral French oak. This gorgeous example of Sauvignon Blanc is reason enough to ... Read More

    From the article Winery Spotlight: Martin Ray


  • Chateau la Graviere Entre-Deux-Mers 2015

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    No written review

    Wine review by Jody Paul


  • Domaine Salavard Cheverny Blanc 2014

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    No written review

    Wine review by jksjkc


  • Domaine Salavard Cheverny Blanc 2015

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    No written review

    Wine review by jksjkc


  • Frey Vineyards Biodynamic Sauvignon Blanc 2014

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    Flowery, crisp minerals, guava. Lingering softness on the palate. Read More

    Wine review by bobvree


  • Chateau Dolibey Entre Deux Mers 1988

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    I bought this bottle of wine for £3 from the website www.bidforwine.co.uk/auctions/show/106650.It is from the Entre Deux Mers appellation.This appellation was established in 1937 for white wines from 'between the seas ' ie the tidal estuarys of the Garonne and Dordogne.This is a very large area and it overlaps a number of other appellations such... Read More

    Wine review by duncan 906


  • Postales del Fin del Mundo Sauvignon Blanc Semillon 2012

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    No written review

    Wine review by bobvree


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