Category Archives: Sauvignon Blanc

Sauvignon Blanc, Montes, Spring Harvest, DO Leyda Valley, Aconcagua, Chile, 2017, 13% abv. C$15++

I put my best people on this one. When I wondered about who to invite over to help me drink this bottle, thoughts immediately went to my sister whose middle name is Sav Blanc. Well, rather… if it could be, … Continue reading

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Sauvignon Blanc, Waters & Banks, Haywire, Okanagan Valley BC VQA, Canada, 13% abv, 2014

Love. Haywire wines are consistently gorgeous.  It doesn’t get much better than this on the BC wine stage. When you’re committed to using organically grown grapes, and providing little intervention in the cellar – no additives or oak, indigenous yeasts … Continue reading

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Sauvignon Blanc, Free Form, Haywire, Okanagan Valley VQA, BC, 2014, 13% abv, C$35

This is a Sauvignon Blanc I can actually get behind. Now, I know many of you faithful followers enjoy your Sav Blancs and that characteristic herbaceousness touched by citrus and gooseberry. So often though, they’re industrially made and sweetened, showing … Continue reading

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Blouberg, White Wine, Stellenbosch, South Africa, 11.5% abv, C$8++

My good friend asked me to try the Blouberg and let her know what I think about this, her favourite South African product. As I started to look into the winery where this is produced, I realized just how enormous … Continue reading

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Sauvignon Blanc, Open Wines, Niagara Peninsula VQA, Ontario, Canada, 2013, 12.5% abv, $12 @ LCBO

After arriving late at the hotel located in the heart of the Niagara Peninsula, I selected this bottle from the wine list to take to my room.  I was hopeful that being in the heart of Ontario’s wine region, I … Continue reading

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Grand Cru Classé de Graves, Château Carbonnieux, Pessac-Léognan, Bordeaux, France, 2011, 13.5% abv, C$65

Today I learned I passed the French Wine Scholar course, so it is logical to celebrate with a French wine, mais bien sûr!  I opened the 2009 version a while back, but friends brought this 2011 over to share. A Sauvignon Blanc … Continue reading

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Sauvignon Blanc, Le Tronsec, Joseph Mellot, Pouilly-Fumé, Loire, France, 2013, 12.5% abv. C$35

We stopped into the Joseph Mellot storefront in the centre of Sancerre when visiting the Loire in September 2014.  So, when looking for a Sauvignon Blanc recently, purchasing this white wine classic was an easy decision. The grapes for this … Continue reading

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