Sauvignon

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.
Posts about Sauvignon
  • Pleasures to be Treasured

    … are fermented and aged in stainless steel – no oak on these! I prefer this approach more often than not (although there are numerous oak-aged whites I think are first-rate). It all depends on the wine, but my point here is that there are so many brilliant whites wines that never see oak. Mionetto Prosecco “Valdobbiadene Superiore” DOCG - Finally…

    Tom Hyland/ learnitalianwines- 1 readers -
  • Fourchette & tire-bouchon - 0,00 €

    Ajoutez des activités à votre séjour le long de la route du vin de Bordeaux (vous pourrez activer ces options sur le formulaire de réservation) : Journée vigneronne au Château Camarsac : activité en fonction de la saison à la vigne ou aux chais et casse-croute vigneron Atelier à la découverte des arômes au Château Suduiraut, Premier Grand Cru Classé de Sauternes.

    Vinotrip- 2 readers -
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