Sauvignon blanc - Sauvignon Blanc Originates from the...

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Sauvignon Blanc Originates from the Bordeaux region of France. It is now planted in many of the world's wine regions, producing a crisp, dry, and refreshing white varietal wine. Conversely, the grape is also a component of the famous dessert wines from Sauternes and Barsac. Depending on climate, the flavor can range from aggressively grassy to sweetly tropical. Wine experts have used the phrase "crisp, elegant, and fresh" as a favorable description of Sauvignon Blanc from the Loire Valley and New Zealand. Major Growing R egions France: Bordeaux- Entre- Deux-Mers, Graves, Sauterns Loire Valley- Pouilly Fume, Sancerre, Menetou-Salon, Reuilly, Quincy New Zealand : Marlborough Hawkes Bay United States : California- Napa, Sonoma, Livermore, Monterey, Santa Barbara Washington Texas New York Varietal Characteristics: Hay, grass, dill weed, spearmint, peppermint, apple, radish, celery, green olives, green beans, asparagus, bell pepper, gun metal powder, black pepper, grapefruit, wet wool, cat,
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