All You Want to know About Sauvignon Blanc Wines in Australia

Sauvignon blanc is a grape varietal, originally from France, and now used all over the world for production of pure Sauvignon blanc wines or its blends with the other wines.

Quick Facts

Some quick facts about this wine varietal grape are:

Origin France (Bordeaux, Loire Valley)
Colour of Grape Whitish Green
Wine Made Blanc/White
Other Names Sauvignon jaune, Fume blanc
Growth Regions (World) South Africa, Chile, Australia, New Zealand, Bordeaux, California, Brazil
Growth Regions (Australia) Margaret River, Adelaide Hills, Padthaway
Growth Regions (New Zealand) South Island- Marlborough, Wairau River valley

North Island- Gisborne, Hawkes Bay & Martinborough

In Australia, this particular grape varietal is mixed with the Semillon grapes to produce a blended Semille Sauvignon Blanc wine which is very popular.

Wineries and Wine Brands

Some of the famous sauvignon blanc wine brands in Australia are Norfolk Estate, Highland Heritage, Gapsted Hidden Story, Darling Ridge, Tyrrell’s Trout, Echo Beach and Ra Nui, Borambala Wishing Well, Wine in a Glass, Yaldara Ruban, Reilly’s Barking Mad and Black Label, Robert Oatley Wild Oats, Shaw and Smith, Two Wheeler Creek, Craggy Te Muna and Avery, Cherry Tree Hill, After Hours, Hardys, Bay of Fires, Peter Lehmann Art N Soul,  De Bortoli, Zilzie Selection, Wolf Blass Yellow Label, Astrolabel, Yealands, Teusner Woodside and many others.