Sauvignon Blanc, the once and future king

New white wines threaten Sauvignon Blanc every year, but none has yet managed to claim its crown

19th August, 2018
Sauvignon Blanc grapes: easy to grow and high of volume

Sauvignon Blanc has been the most consistent bestselling white wine varietal over the last decade. And, perhaps like Manchester United, the Williams sisters and Tom Cruise, the years of success seem to me to have delivered an almost irrational desire to see Sauvignon Blanc fail.

In wine, the ill will towards Sauvignon Blanc is largely focused on the boredom factor, its near-universal availability and, most recently, its taste profile, which is seen alternatively as too...

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