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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  • Kono Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough 2014

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    No written review

    Wine review by JulRenA


  • Christian Patat Pecorino 2014

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    A Naked Wines selection. Pale silver gold in the glass; opens with persimmon, ... option and alternative to a Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grig Read More

    Wine review by puhnner


  • Surprised nobody's mentioned him so far so I'll throw Gravner into the ... ... white wine is a blend of Sauvignon Blanc, Riesling Italico, Chardonnay and Pinot Grigio. The Ribolla wine comes from the autochthonous Ribolla Gialla varietal. Rosso Gravner is a blend of merlot and cabernet sauvignon. The reviews are mixed - some rate his whites a... Read More

    Forum post in the topic White Burgundy Question


  • Torres Verdeo Verdejo 2013

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    A light straw color with small defined separation ring. Rich in floral aromas ... accompany the previous. Very sauvignon blanc palate. Rich in tropical fruits with lemony zest leading the way. Melon, apple and stoney minerality.lead to a juicy aftertaste that is less spicy than it seems. Well done - drink now. Paul 87 poin Read More

    Wine review by rckr1951


  • Titus Sauvignon Blanc Andronicus 2012

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    2013 vintage from wine club at vom foss Read More

    Wine review by tjjm


  • Haut Bergey Blanc 2012

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    The 2012 Haut-Bergey Blanc smells and tastes like a masterful blend of Sauvignon Blanc and Semillon; there is a scent of lightly sugared pear and lychee with a hint of anise and perhaps ginger. On the palate, the wine is slightly viscous but thirst quenching with citrus, pear and licorice flavours predominating. Finish is satisfying and long. ... Read More

    Wine review by zufrieden


  • These are some of my go to daily favorites:Kono Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc                         Castello Banfi "Le Rime" Pinot Grigio                       Toscana 2014                                                                                       Finca De Luzon Jumilla 2013                                                             ... Read More

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  • Kono Sauvignon Blanc 2014

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    As usual a wonderfully elegant and effusive Sauvignon Blanc. Loads os green apples, citrus, lemongrass, tasty minerality with great acidity. My go SB for sure - drink now - Paul 89 points Read More

    Wine review by rckr1951


  • Beresford Sauvignon Blanc Beacon Hill 2014

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    A bit of blossom on the nose opens with tart golden berries. This is somewhat grassy and comes with muted citrus fruit, some cool green spice and a lingering melon rind note to the finish. Read More

    Wine review by Snooth Editorial


  • Cupcake Vineyards Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough 2012

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    Wine review by leahjewell


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