What is Sauvignon Blanc?
Sauvignon Blanc is most likely the UK's favourite grape variety. With an explosive mixture of a variety of different tastes and textures, this is a popular choice for lots of different occasions.
We've put together a little guide to help you understand this wonderful grape variety and find the right bottle for you.
What does Sauvignon Blanc wine taste like?
Sauvignon Blanc is grown all over the world, so it can offer a wide range of flavours with tasting notes of:
Gooseberry, cut grass, peach, lime, passion fruit, green pepper
The grape shows juicier, tropical notes in warmer climates. In cooler climates however, Sauvignon Blanc can have more zesty and herbaceous notes. It makes a refreshing style of wine wherever it is grown is often light to medium bodied and dry. Sauvignon Blanc is not often fermented or aged in Oak barrels, though there are some examples.
Where does it come from?
The most refined and elegant examples are to be found in France's Loire Valley where is shines in Sancerre. New Zealand is h
France - Loire | Chile - Leyda Valley | New Zealand - Marlborough | South Africa - Elgin Valley
Where should I start with Sauvignon Blanc?
There are some great value wines that offer juicy, fruity examples of this grape. The tropical flavours of Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc are very appealing. Our best selling easy drinker is great value South African wine. Or if you want to try a more delicate and elegant wine try a Sancerre. All our Sauvignon Blancs are classy, tasty and very refreshing.