Articles tagged with the word "sauvignon blanc":

Domaine Fouassier

Published on November 6, 2015

Typically in Sancerre a producer’s classic blend is likely to be blended from across different soils according to the plots of vineyards owned or managed by the domaine. But Domaine Fouassier was one of the early ones to bottle wines from particular vineyard parcels, having done so for about 30 years.

Sancerre lieux-dits

Published on August 8, 2014

The wines were part of a tiny glimpse at the world of Sancerre’s lieux dits, from three of the more widely known single vineyard site names: Chêne Marchand at Bué, le Cul de Beaujeu and la Côte des Monts Damnés, both at Chavignol.

Vineyard joggings

Published on July 2, 2014

(aka the jog blog – thanks @thewinebird). Having taken up jogging again in the summer of 2012, I thought it might be fun to share some microclimatic observations.

The science of sauvignon blanc, by Jamie Goode

Published on January 3, 2013

Various research institutes in NZ and France have been researching sauvignon blanc for some years, and Goode has brought together some of that research in a book that aims to provide growers and winemakers up to date information so they are better equipped to achieve the flavour profiles they’re looking for. There’s some interesting stuff for MW students and the like, too.

Sauvignon blanc sub-regionality in Marlborough, NZ

Published on November 28, 2012

What is it about Marlborough that makes this patch of land so well suited to producing the crisp, pungent, immediately-appealing, refreshing mouthfuls of intensely herby and fruity wines that Brits go wild for?

Loire sauvignon blanc – not Sancerre and Pouilly-Fumé

Published on November 6, 2011

If you’re into sauvignon blanc then Sancerre and Pouilly-Fumé are the names to conjure with, but France’s Loire valley offers many other opportunities to drink wines from this bright and zesty grape variety.

Bordeaux and climate change: whites

Published on March 11, 2010

Four top Bordeaux producers recently got together in London to discuss climate change and the Bordeaux paradigm over the past 20 years. The news is not great for white wines.

Coasts and cuisine in South African currents

Published on January 16, 2010

The South African wine industry may be 350 years old, but it’s the freshness of the last decade that’s getting folk excited as producers carve out a new coastal identity for the 21st century.

South African sauvignon blanc

Published on December 31, 2009

South Africa’s vineyards are moving towards both the Atlantic and Indian Ocean coasts, and the variety mainly being planted in these cooler regions is sauvignon blanc.

Bright, young South African wine industry

Published on August 17, 2009

South Africa’s 350-year-old wine industry has been revolutionised in the last 15 years, as planting restrictions have been removed, and new areas planted up with early successes.

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