Tag Archive: sauvignon blanc

May 21

Wine Of The Week- 2010 Chateau Fage

Ah, a wine from the Graves De Vayres region of Bordeaux… A blend of Sauvignon Blanc and Semillon producing a nice clean mineral nose followed by a hint of wet stones. It may not sound interesting but it is a classic from this area. Simple wine for easy times or a clambake with all the …

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Feb 06

Wine Of The Week- 2007 Luis Felipe Edwards Sauvignon Blanc

This Family Selection S.B. is produced from 100% Sauvignon Blanc grapes from the cool Leyda valley in Chile. It shows a delicate tropical fruit with a hint of flowers, tangerine and exotic green character on the nose. The palate is generous and fleshy with a nice light acidity. Try it with some seafood with capers …

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Aug 24

Sauvignon Blanc Grape- The Summer Buddy

If there was a seasonal summer wine buddy to hang with,  it’s the Sauvignon Blanc grape. Always aromatic and fresh, it’s the perfect companion to seafood. I find it comes in three styles: The grapefruity New Zealand style Fresh cut grassy California style Oaky blends with Semillon – fuller bodied, richer, less acidic All have their …

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Aug 15

Wine of the Week – 2010 Ventisquero Sauvignon Blanc

Whats the weather report for August? Chile today! That’s right, Chile makes a perfect crisp, citrusy Sauv to help you through this steamy hot summer. Shellfish with Marinara and basil marries well with the balanced structure of this Chilean honey. Do the Chilean thing this hot month and drink some great tropical white. Q: Hey …

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Jul 25

Wine Of The Week-2009 Frogs Leap Sauvignon Blanc

Can you imagine being in Napa Valley right now drinking fine, crisp white wine on the veranda of a nice restaurant? You can? Wow, your imagination is better than mine… I, on the other hand, will be drinking a 2009 Frogs Leap Sauvignon Blanc at my friend’s house in Solvay. Twin Trees pizza, a nice antipasta …

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