Happy International Sauvignon Blanc Day


As we celebrate Sauvignon Blanc across the world, I’d like to share with you a dozen of favourite Savvies that I have reviewed over the last 12 months.

Happy International Sauvignon Blanc Day

Which one should I choose?

I love Sauvignon Blanc, from the pungent herbal, capsicum and armpit, to the riper juicy and tropical, to the barrel and wild fermented savvies – if they have been well made, I love them all.

There is so much diversity in styles of Sauvignon Blanc produced across the regions, the influences from the different terroir, the viticulture / winemaking techniques, that every now one I taste is a whole new experience – no two are alike.

Sauvignon Blanc is by far the most planted grape variety in New Zealand making up 73% of total production and 86% of wine exports, as seen in the image below.

To find out more about our beloved savvy, visit the New Zealand Wine Growers pages all about it:
https://www.nzwine.com/en/our-winestyles/sauvignon-blanc/

Sauvignon Blanc planting in NZ

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My Favourite Dozen Sauvignon Blancs

Here are my favourite dozen savvies in no particular order, ENJOY!

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Cheers, JB

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