The Sauvignon Blanc is a white grape with a greenish skin, used for the preparation of white wine. This grape is planted in many wine countries. The origin is in southwest France. It is the main grape in Sauternes and Barsac. But certainly also in the Loire Valley. In more regions people make successful grapes from this grape. Both sweet and dry.
Wine made from this grape smells of boxwood, white fruit and flowers. When tasting the wine, the taste of green apples, gooseberries, sometimes pineapple and lychee. The wine has a fresh finish. For Northern French wines sometimes crisp dry, from warmer areas softer in taste. These aroma and flavor components are less pronounced when this grape is used in an assembly with other grapes.
In addition, there are interesting assemblages with the Semillon grape in the bordeaux. In recent years there have also been many good Sauvignon Blanc wines
combined with the semillon grape from the new wine world Australia.