Sauvignon

[soh-vin-yohn; French soh-vee-nyawn]

Origin of Sauvignon

see origin at Cabernet Sauvignon
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  • Perhaps thanks to the surf and turf and the stellar Bordeaux and Sauvignon Blanc, there were no lost tempers.

  • This was an Italian Sauvignon Blanc, with lots of minerality and a little new oak.

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    The Secrets of Matchmaking

    Katie Workman

    August 11, 2009

  • The combo of Sauvignon Blanc and oak apparently is pretty rare, so a real balancing act, this pairing.

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    Katie Workman

    August 11, 2009

  • Ryan explained: the citrus of Sauvignon Blanc plays off lemon and lime well, but the oak roped in the earthiness of the spinach.

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    Katie Workman

    August 11, 2009