Sauvignon Blanc

The appeal of Sauvignon Blanc never seems to fade. Its intense aromatics and range of fresh, fruity/herbaceous flavours enhanced by crisp acid have made it a favourite. One of the main varieties of the Loire Valley, Graves (Bordeaux), New Zealand and now Australia, Sauvignon Blanc was not much considered until Sancerre and Pouilly Fume were 'discovered' in Paris in the 1960s. In the 1990s, 'Savvies' from New Zealand rose to fame, with pungent but very affordable examples. Browse our top rated Sauvignon Blanc wines here.
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2018 Alan McCorkindale Sauvignon Blanc

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2018 Aloft Sauvignon Blanc
$14.99 Bottle
Minimum 12 bottles
2018 Arboleda Sauvignon Blanc
$19.99 Bottle
2018 Babich Sauvignon Blanc
$13.99 Bottle
2018 Black Cottage Sauvignon Blanc
$16.99 Bottle
2018 Blicks Lane Sauvignon Blanc
$13.99 Bottle
2017 Bream Creek Sauvignon Blanc
$27.99 Bottle
Minimum 12 bottles
2018 Caliterra Tributo Sauvignon Blanc
$16.99 Bottle
2016 Charosa Vineyards Selections Sauvignon Blanc
$22.99 Bottle
Minimum 12 bottles
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Sauvignon Blanc: The New Zealand Experience.

While Sauvignon Blanc's reputation was forged in the upper Loire, nowadays the world's most frequently purchased examples are grown a world away: New Zealand is particularly suited to the variety. Within twenty years Marlborough has gone from producing no wine at all, to being synonymous with Sauvignon Blanc. Here the synergy of very cool temperatures and intense sunlight coupled with meager rainfall creates an ideal terroir. In Australia, cooler climes like the Adelaide Hills, Yarra Valley and Tasmania contend in the quality stakes. Further afield, Western Australia has developed its own refreshing style, blending Semillon with Sauvignon Blanc.

The beauty of Sauvignon Blanc is that it can do well in many climates, ripening in a variety of ways to produce very different wines. Picked early it possesses profound grassy, capsicum, asparagus notes. A little riper, gooseberry and passion fruit emerge; later again, riper tropical fruits; and lastly under the influence of 'botrytis', it reveals its rich, luscious, honeyed dimensions as Sauternes. Barrel-fermentation, although not commonly used compared to Chardonnay, can also modify Sauvignon Blanc's aroma, adding texture and complexity.

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