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Sauvignon Blanc - Cellar

Sauvignon Blanc - Cellar Select Wine Details
Price: $10.99 per bottle

Description: Light pale straw in colour, rich and supple gooseberry flavours with hints of wild asparagus. Crisp and lemony with a touch of herbaceous flavours on the palate with a citrus zest, try his wine with fresh seafood, oysters, clams and as a refreshing sipper on its own.

Varietal Definition
Sauvignon Blanc:
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’. When treated with respect and afforded suitable growing conditions, Sauvignon Blanc is one of the wine world’s darlings. Steely, racy acidity, green, gooseberry fruit, asparagus and a grassy, herbaceous character characterize dry wines made from this grape.


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