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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  • Chateau Ste. Michelle Sauvignon Blanc Horse Heaven Hills Horse Heaven Vineyard 2010

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    Wine review by luxofish


  • Kim Crawford Sauvignon Blanc 2013

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    Wine review by natmrk


  • Pierpaolo Pecorari Sauvignon Blanc 2013

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    Had this at a top Italian restaurant in NYC. Paired with a creamy pasta dish, it was sublime. So full of ripe fruit I felt I was in a fruit grove in Italy under the full sun. Marvelous. Hard to find in U.S. Read More

    Wine review by Slobignat


  • The Infamous Goose Sauvignon Blanc 2013 2013

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    Picked this up at Jubilation. Opens with pine tar and asphalt then bright ... ... Apricot. Not a big fan of Sauvignon Blanc, but liked the crispness and the acidity and the crazy opening notes of pine tar and how it changes in the glas Read More

    Wine review by puhnner


  • Today my sweetie and I went to taste wines at two wine shops in Northern ... ... ... specifically Decoy the Sauvignon Blanc and a Migration Chardonnay.  There were two Pinot Noirs, one a Decoy and the other a Migration, a Decoy Merlot and finally a Decoy Red Wine.   We bought four of the Duckhorn wines, along with three other special ones, a ... Read More

    Forum post in the topic Weekend Wines


  • DV - The trick with taking pictures of your food is that you do not use a flash ... white wine from Sancerre (Sauvignon Blanc) is an excellent pairing to halibut, so give that a try if they have it next time.&nbs Read More

    Forum post in the topic Whatcha drinking tonight?


  • A little wine tasting was on tap tonight in Crystal City, VA.  I picked ... along with two glasses of Sauvignon Blanc made for a tasty snack.  Then we walked over to the Crystal City Wine Shop for their Spanish wine tasting event.  We purchased one of the bottles, the Bodegas Costers del Sio Petite Sios Tinto Tempranillo blend.  We also bought... Read More

    Forum post in the topic Weekday Wines


  • Tokaj, Maule, Yarra and Georgia. They may not sound like much now, but a ... shiraz they label as syrah, sauvignon blanc, and even nebbiolo.” Wine drinkers should also be on the lookout for wines from the eastern European nation of Georgia, also a UNESCO recipient for its ancient winemaking processes.  “Among the 15 most important varietals, o... Read More

    From the article Bloomberg Predicts The Next Eight Great Wine Regions


  • Some interesting places listed here that seem worthy of exploring...Next "Biggest" Wine Regions Read More

    Forum post in the topic The World's Next Biggest Wine...


  • As a wine consumer I love to read about others experiences with wine, but one ... ... his new style of dry Sauvignon Blanc from the sweet version that was popular at the time. This bottle also adds in 6% Semillon and features pleasant aromas of lime, tropical fruit, melon and some light fennel spice notes. The wine tastes excellent with lots ... Read More

    From the article Five Dependable Whites You Can Find (Most) Anywhere


  • Oxford Landing SB (Marlborough NZ) was my introduction to this grape. Oxford Landing is a reasonable price for a surprisingly low % and an acceptable intro to this grape. However.... My real introduction was with Villa Maria Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough. Revelation; nice sharp taste (not too sharp), reliable 'vintage' (I'm a newbie so I don't c...

    Comment by 1566590alinore 1566590 alinore


  • I like Loire.. Rose Loire also. . Doucette and Maimbray.

    Comment by 1464471William Djubin 1464471 William Djubin


  • I am a beginner with wine...how should an unfinished bottle be stored..

    Comment by 1280156McCants 1280156 McCants


  • Les South

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  • Tell Chateau in France that I will write to Then Real soon ,and my Two Sister Ruby's of Baron Maurice & Baroness Noemie De'Rothschild are Still The Best Best on Planet .This Blanc Nice To Drink.

    Comment by 417415les south 417415 les south


  • Tell Chateau in France that I will write to Then Real soon ,and my Two Sister Ruby's of Baron Maurice & Baroness Noemie De'Rothschild are Still The Best Best on Planet .This Blanc Nice To Drink.

    Comment by 417415les south 417415 les south


  • After tasting the following Sauvignon Blanc varietals from the Marlborough regions of New Zealand "Brancott and Matua", I won't even buy any Sauvignon Blanc varietals from any where else in the world.

    Comment by 475141PJMwine 475141 PJMwine


  • My love fo Sauv. Blanc is a relatively new one. I discovered the wonders of this strain while representing New Zealand's Villa Maria winery at Israel's largest wine exhibit - "Sommelier", which took place in November '10. I tried both the Blancs from the Private Bin and the Cellar Selection series. The aromas sent me dreaming. I had visions of t...

    Comment by 827915Malka Lev Adom 827915 Malka Lev Adom


  • frankly, i'm not pro in tasting wine, but somehow i do like this "Mancura" brand.... no doubt price are acceptable... and it was smooth for me..... any comment? do share... :)

    Comment by 539836Adriane31 539836 Adriane31


  • Tasted Kemblefield Sauvignon Blanc from New Zealand this weekend. Oh my- it was a bunch of bold fruit just bursting all over. Only $9.99 a bottle. Guess I will be going back for a case. MMmMMmMMM!

    Comment by 351446dsolara 351446 dsolara


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