Sauvignon Blanc is a green-skinned grape variety which originates from the Bordeaux region of France. The grape most likely gets its name from the French word sauvage ("wild") and blanc ("white") due to its early origins as an indigenous grape in South West France. , a possible descendant of savagnin. Sauvignon blanc is planted in many of the world's wine regions, producing a crisp, dry, and refreshing white varietal wine. The grape is also a component of the famous dessert wines from Sauternes and Barsac. Sauvignon Blanc is widely cultivated in France, Chile, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Brazil, Moldova and California.
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  • Pleasures to be Treasured

    … (Photo ©Tom Hyland) A few thoughts today about some very tasty Italian wines I’ve enjoyed recently. Some of these are quite famous, a few not so famous, but they’re all extremely well made wines that offer a great deal of pleasure, both on their own and at the dinner table. 2012 Livio Felluga Sauvignon - I’m guessing that almost everyone who…

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  • Fourchette & tire-bouchon - 0,00 €

    … représente 40 hectares de vignes. L’encépagement est composé de 70% de Cabernet Sauvignon, de 29% de Merlot et de 1% de Petit Verdot. Les raisins sont ramassés à la main et vinifiés séparément, par parcelle, afin de laisser s’exprimer la diversité des cépages et des terroirs. L’élevage en barrique est d’une durée d’un an environ, le pourcentage de…

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