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.
Some quick facts about this wine varietal grape are:
|Origin||France (Bordeaux, Loire Valley)|
|Colour of Grape||Whitish Green|
|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.