from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A variety of grape originally grown in France and now cultivated in many other wine-producing regions as well, including the United States, Chile, and Australia.
- n. A light white wine made from this grape.
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- n. a California wine
- n. white wine grape grown in California
This grapefruity Sauvignon Blanc aka Fumé Blanc made from estate-grown grapes is not as bright as some New Zealand classics, but it has a mouthwatering acidity and a long finish.
Now the Sauvignon Blanc is a fabulous wine, with an aroma of grapefruit pith and palate of the same.
However, you can drink red or white wine with anything or on any occasion. wines like Sauvignon Blanc which is a very popular picnic wine and chardonnay, also known as the king of white wines.
Sauvignon Blanc is one of my favorite warm weather wines, and Honig in Napa Valley consistantly makes a terrific one for $16.
They drink white Sauvignon Blanc, ice cold, and they drink very strong cappuccino together.
This Oakville-based winery, owned by Napa-based magnate Leslie Rudd (Dean & DeLuca, Press restaurant) produces acclaimed whites (Sauvignon Blanc) as well as reds (two Cabernet blends). ruddwines.com
The cheerful fellow behind the bar offered free tastes of wines from Breggo Cellars, a winery that Mr. Lede purchased in Mendocino last year, as well as the Cliff Lede selections of Sauvignon Blanc and Cabernet Sauvignon.
He will plant some of the common wine varieties like Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay and Merlot.
It's sometimes called "Poor Man's Sancerre" but this Menetou-Salon a town very close to Sancerre, where Sauvignon Blanc is also the chief grape can stand on its own merits.
Sauvignon Blanc or Semillon work especially well because they sometimes have an herbaceous quality that enhances the herbs in the dish while the tartness cuts the oil.
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