What are some of the top regions Sauvignon Blanc is coming from currently? What does Sauvignon Blanc taste like? What makes these wines ideal for pairing with seafood?
1077Sauvignon Blanc originated in the Loire Valley in France and, as such, remains one of the top regions for the grape (which is labeled under its region Sancerre). Currently, New Zealand is leading the way in terms of Sauvignon Blanc production and sales. From these two regions, the wine is seldom oaked. The ..
What is Albariño? Where is it From? What Does it Taste Like?
1332What is Albariño? Albariño a white grape and is most commonly associated with Galicia in Northwestern Spain and the wines of Rías Baixas. Albariño dominates the plantings of this part of Green Spain although we credit neighboring Portugal’s Minho region as Albariño’s place of origin. Here it is called ..
How would you describe a classic, French Chardonnay in terms of aromatics and taste?
353This sounds silly to say out loud, but everyone needs to drink more French Chardonnay. French Chardonnay are true examples of the varietal. Chablis (no or minimal oak) provides a reductive style. Clean, crisp with higher acid and tarter tree fruits. The iconic minerality pushes through as flint, and an elegant ..