4 Exceptional Wines to Try on Sauvignon Blanc Day

4 Exceptional Wines to Try on Sauvignon Blanc Day
May 1, 2024

Raise a glass to Sauvignon Blanc! This crisp, refreshing white wine is a favorite around the world, and for good reason. With its vibrant flavors and versatility, Sauvignon Blanc pairs beautifully with a variety of dishes. And to celebrate Sauvignon Blanc Day on May 3rd, we’ve curated a selection of four fantastic bottles to tantalize your taste buds.

The Crossings Sauvignon Blanc: Purity in a Glass

The Crossings Sauvignon Blanc

Journey to New Zealand’s Marlborough region with The Crossings Sauvignon Blanc. This wine boasts enticing aromas of flowering herbs, tropical fruits, and citrus, followed by a palate brimming with concentrated fruit and bright acidity. The finish is complex and mineral, leaving you wanting more.

Food Pairings: Enjoy The Crossings Sauvignon Blanc with fresh seafood dishes like oysters or barbecue prawns.

Stoneleigh Sauvignon Blanc: A Kiwi Classic

Stoneleigh Sauvignon Blanc

New Zealand’s Sauvignon Blanc reputation is legendary, and Stoneleigh Sauvignon Blanc lives up to the hype. This classic expression offers vibrant aromas of grapefruit, white peach, and passionfruit, with a refreshing minerality on the palate.

Food Pairings: Stoneleigh Sauvignon Blanc shines with delicate seafood dishes like mussels or white meat drizzled with lemon. Tangy cheeses, especially goat cheese, also make a perfect match.

Natura Sauvignon Blanc: Light and Bright from Chile

Natura Sauvignon Blanc

Travel to South America with Natura Sauvignon Blanc. This Chilean delight boasts a light yellow color and a complex nose of lime, grapefruit, and herbal notes. The palate echoes the citrus and herb characteristics, making for a bright and refreshing experience.

Food Pairings: Natura Sauvignon Blanc complements poultry, seafood, soft cheeses, and salads perfectly.

Ferrari-Carano Fumé Blanc: A California Pioneer

Sonoma County’s Ferrari-Carano Fumé Blanc is a true Californian gem. This Fumé Blanc, a term for Sauvignon Blanc in some parts of California, offers enticing aromas of pineapple, mango, and peach, interwoven with citrus and lemongrass. The palate is equally delightful, with ripe stone fruits balanced by crisp acidity. Subtle oak aging adds complexity and depth to this delightful wine.

Food Pairings: Ferrari-Carano Fumé Blanc pairs beautifully with an array of dishes. Enjoy it with classic seafood and poultry, or get adventurous with veal, pork, or even spicy ethnic cuisines.

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