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Sauvignon Blanc

Sauvignon Blanc is commonly a refreshing white wine. Depending on climate, its flavors can range from agressively grassy to sweetly tropical, although perhaps the most memorable descriptor is "cat's pee on a gooseberry bush." Sauvignon Blanc is grown in America, France (especially in the Loire Valley, Bordeaux, and Sauternes), Australia and New Zealand, among other places. One of the best known is New Zealand's Cloudy Bay[?]. Often mixed with Muscadelle[?]? and Semillon[?], Sauvignon Blanc is best enjoyed chilled, with fish or cheese. Along with Riesling, it is one of the first fine wines to be bottled in screwcap in commercial quantities.



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