Tag: Sauvignon Blanc

Patent Wines Yountville Sauvignon Blanc 2021 Napa Valley, California

Pale lemon in color with a green tint.

Very aromatic nose of white flowers, citrus, limes, green apples, gooseberry, light tropical fruits, spices, guava, lemon peel and herbs.

Light to medium in body with medium plus acidity. Crisp and refreshing.

Dry on the palate with limes, grapefruits, green apples, earth, herbs and spices.

Spicy finish with almonds and limes.

This is a tasty Sauvignon Blanc from Napa Valley. Spicy, refreshing and tangy.

Feels very much like a New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc, and better after 15 minutes of airtime.

A good pool wine that I paired with a beautiful day by the beach. Will also pair nicely with oysters.

14.2% alcohol by volume.

90 points.

$33.

Chateau Guiraud Premier Cru Classé Sauternes 2003 Bordeaux, France





Deep golden in color.

Strong nose of honeydew, citrus, lemons, honey, spices, melons, oranges, tangerines, tropical fruits and pineapples. A really beautiful nose.

Full bodied and buttery with high acidity.

Sweet on the palate with melons, red apples, honey, tropical fruits, spices, light earth, honeysuckle and white pepper.

Long finish with oranges and spices.

This is a fabulous dessert wine from Bordeaux, France.

Very complex with a great mouthfeel. Well balanced with enough acidity to balance the sugars.

Delicious right out of the bottle, good by itself, and even better after an hour of airtime.

Thanks Scott for sharing this with me.

This 19 year old is smooth and generous. Rich and extracted. Sweet and well balanced.

I’ve had the 2009 vintage not too long ago, and this is showing so much better. What a wonderful surprise.

Paired very nicely with the blue cheese. Drank from a 375ml bottle.

13.5% alcohol by volume.

96 points.

$40.



Six Eight Nine Cellars Napa Valley White Wine 2020, California

Pale lemon in color.

On the nose spices, light oak, lemons, light grapefruits, green apples and light earth.

Full bodied and creamy with medium acidity.

Dry on the palate with lemons, citrus, apples, bitter herbs, light earth, diesel and spices.

Spicy finish with almonds and limes.

This is a nice and easy drinking white blend from Napa Valley.

Nicely balanced with a nice mouthfeel, and better when properly chilled.

A good afternoon wine, and good for parties too.

I paired it with a cheese plate and light appetizers.

A blend of Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc. Aged in French oak barrels and stainless steel vats.

13% alcohol by volume.

89 points.

$24.

Rudd Estate Crossroads Mount Veeder Sauvignon Blanc 2018, Napa Valley, California


Pale lemon in color.

Medium bodied with medium plus acidity.

Showing limes, citrus, green apples, spices, minerals, light grass, herbs, light gooseberry and white pepper.

Dry on the palate with nice length on the finish.

This is a delicious Sauvignon Blanc from Mount Veeder in Napa Valley. Crisp and refreshing, and feels young for a 4 year old Sauvignon Blanc.

I had this vintage almost 2 years ago, and it is drinking better now.

Nicely balanced with lots of fruits to balance the acidity. Alcohol is nicely integrated by now.

Good right out of the bottle, and better after 30 minutes of airtime, when complexity comes in.

Drinking very nicely now and will continue in the next few years.

A blend of 86% Sauvignon Blanc, 12% Sauvignon Gris and 2% Sémillon. Aged in mostly French oak barrels for 9 months (9% new).

14.5% alcohol by volume.

92 points.

$37.

Hook or Crook Cellars Sauvignon Blanc Reserve 2020 Lodi, California

Pale lemon in color.

Medium bodied with medium plus acidity.

Dry on the palate and good right out of the bottle.

Showing limes, grapefruits, lemons, light vegetables, almonds and spices.

Tangy finish with limes.

This is a simple Sauvignon Blanc from Lodi California. Fruit forward and easy drinking.

Will pair nicely with seafood, and a good pool wine too. Nice and refreshing.

I had it all by itself by the lake.

12.5% alcohol by volume.

87 Points.

$12.

Teperberg Winery Inspire Famitage 2019, Israel

Pale lemon in color with a light golden tint.

On the nose white flowers, citrus, melons, fresh spring water, spices, red apples and light tropical fruits.

Medium bodied with medium plus acidity.

Dry on the palate with citrus, limes, green apples, herbs, earth, light vegetables and white pepper.

Spicy finish with limes and bitter herbs.

This is a very interesting white blend from Israel. Fruity on the nose and earthy on the palate.

Crisp and refreshing with a really unique nose.

Good by itself and better with food. I paired it with a Charcuterie board of cheeses, olives and fresh fruits.

A blend of 50% Dabuki, 30% Gewürztraminer and 20% Sauvignon Blanc. Kosher and not Mevushal.

12% alcohol by volume.

89 points.

$26.

Flora Springs Family Estate Soliloquy 2020, Napa Valley, California



Light straw in color with a green tint.

Fruity nose of green apples, limes, grapefruits, light tropical fruits, grass, light earth, spices and minerals.

Medium plus in body and creamy, with medium-plus acidity. Crisp and refreshing.

Dry on the palate with citrus, limes, green apples, grapefruits, lemons, bitter herbs, spices, light vegetables and white pepper.

Long finish with limes and almonds.

This is a very tasty Sauvignon Blanc based blend From Napa Valley. Tangy, rich and expressive.

Good by itself as a sipping wine, and good with food too.

Easy drinking, good for the pool, and better when not too cold.

A good quality wine. Well balanced and refreshing. Would be interesting to try it again in 3 years.

Tastes like a Sauvignon Blanc and feels like an unoaked Chardonnay. A perfect combination.

Paired nicely with the horseradish Cheddar cheese. Tangy and interesting.

A blend of Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay and Malvasia. Aged for 7 months in a combination of concrete “egg” vessels and French oak barrels. A small production of 550 cases.

14.2% alcohol by volume.

91 points.

$50.

Kukeri Wines Russian River Valley Sauvignon Blanc 2021, California



Pale lemon in color.

Strong fruity nose of lemons, citrus, melons, tropical fruits, metals and light herbs.

Medium bodied with medium plus acidity. Crisp and refreshing.

Dry on the palate with grapefruits, limes, lemons, green and red apples, spices, earth and white pepper.

Tangy finish with bitter herbs and limes.

This is a very tasty Sauvignon Blanc from Russian River Valley.

A good quality wine, easy drinking and crisp with nice complexity.

This Single Vineyard Sauvignon Blanc is a nice sipping wine. Great by the porch or pool.

I paired it with a grilled red snapper. Would pair nicely with oysters too.

A tiny production of only 57 cases made.

13.5% alcohol by volume.

90 points.

$30.

Chateau Suduiraut Premier Cru Classé Sauternes 2004, France





This is a wonderful 18 year old sweet wine from Bordeaux.

Showing lemons, citrus, yellow apples, pears, pineapples, honey and light earth.

Medium plus in body with medium plus acidity.

Sweet on the palate and well balanced with nice complexity.

Has a lovely nose that I really enjoyed. Kept on smelling on it for a long time.

Drinking wonderfully now, and will continues to age nicely in the next 20 years.

A tasty wine that doesn’t need food at all, but will pair very nicely with Foie Gras.

A blend of mostly Sémillon with Sauvignon Blanc.

14% alcohol by volume.

94 points.

$70.

Fincas Patagonicas Osmosis Sauvignon Blanc 2021, Mendoza, Argentina



Very light in color, almost see-through.

On the nose limes, light grapefruits, gooseberry, grass, light vegetables, herbs, minerals, green apples and spices.

Light to medium in body with medium acidity.

Very dry on the palate with limes, grapefruits, citrus, green apples and spices.

Short finish with limes.

This is a simple and easy drinking Sauvignon Blanc from Argentina.

A nice sipping wine to have by the pool. Good by itself and better with food.

This zero sugar wine is good right out of the bottle and good for parties.

I paired it with cheeses and dried meats.

9% alcohol by volume.

$15.

87 Points.