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Sauvignon Blanc

Sauvignon Blanc
An important white grape in Bordeaux and the Loire Valley that has now found fame in New Zealand and now Chile. It thrives on the gravelly soils of Bordeaux and is blended with Sémillon to produce fresh, dry, crisp  Bordeaux Blancs, as well as more prestigious Cru Classé White Graves. It is also blended with Sémillon, though in lower proportions, to produce the great sweet wines of Sauternes. It performs well in the Loire Valley and particularly on the well-drained chalky soils found in Sancerre and Pouilly-Fumé, where it produces bone dry, highly aromatic, racy wines, with grassy and sometimes smoky, gunflint-like nuances.In New Zealand, Cloudy Bay in the 1980s began producing stunning Sauvignon Blanc wines with extraordinarily intense nettly, gooseberry, and asparagus fruit, that set Marlborough firmly on the world wine map.
Today many producers are rivalling Cloudy Bay in terms of quality, and Sauvignon Blanc is now New Zealand`s trademark grape.It is now grown very successfully in Chile producing wines that are almost halfway between the Loire and New Zealand in terms of fruit character. After several false starts, many South African producers are now producing very good quality, rounded fruit-driven Sauvignon Blancs.

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Andre Lurton, Chateau Bonnet, Bordeaux

0200145  | 75ml

Lurton

France > Bordeaux

André Lurton’s Château Bonnet Blanc 2013. Bordeaux, France. Internet from $12-14/bottle; 12%ABV. Co..

Andre Lurton, Chateau La Louviere, Pessac Leognan

0200146  | 75ml

Lurton

France > Bordeaux > Pessac Leognan

Wine Enthusiast ~ 93 Points "Great, fresh swathes of Sauvignon Blanc give a delicious herbaceous ch..

Banfi, Fumaio, IGT Tuscany

0200212  | 75ml

Banfi

Italy

This wine is Banfi’s excellent interpretation of youthful white wines. The Chardonnay imparts roundn..

Banfi, Tener Sauvignon Chardonnay Vino Spumante Brut

0700054  | 75ml

Banfi

Italy

Quando si pensa a Banfi, subito il pensiero vola alla Toscana e al suo Brunello di Montalcino ma for..

Batzella, Mezzodi Bianco, Bolgheri DOC

0200276  | 75ml

Batzella

Italy > Bolgheri Super Tuscan

Brilliant white gold colour. Layers of elegant citrus aromas, evolving into notes of peach, grapefru..

Chateau Marjosse, Entre Deux Mers

0200303  | 75ml

Cordier

France > Bordeaux > Entre deux Mers

Ownership: Pierre Lurton Several important critics have rated this Entre-deux-Mers wine highly: Jame..

Chateau Reynon, Cadillac (Dubourdieu)

0100754  | 75ml

Dubourdieu

France > Bordeaux > Cotes de Bordeaux

The home of Denis Dubourdieu who pioneered modern-style, dry Graves, Doisy-Daëne also produces an ex..

Chateau Reynon, Sauvignon Blanc, Bordeaux (Dubourdieu)

0200416  | 75ml

Dubourdieu

France > Bordeaux

Area : Bordeaux Name : Margaux Type : Red wine Grape variety : Cabernet-sauvignon, Merlot, Petit-Ver..

Clarendelle – Inspired By Haut Brion (by Chateau Haut Brion, Graves 1st Grand Cru Classe)

0200337  | 75ml

Clarence Dillon

France > Bordeaux

Beautiful pale yellow colour. Very concentrated, round, rich, and wonderfully vivacious on the palat..

Clos Floridene, Graves (Dubourdieu)

0200415  | 75ml

Dubourdieu

France > Bordeaux > Graves

En Primeur product: order now for arrival mid 2019. A great price for such pedigree white Bordeaux –..

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