What is the flavour of sauvignon blanc?
In general though, sauvignon blanc is known as a fruit forward drop. Less ripe fruit will offer up light flavours of lime and green apple, while ripened fruit will bring notes of white peach and passionfruit. But what separates sauvignon blanc from the rest of the white wine crowd is its herbaceousness – be on alert for hints of green capsicum, jalapeno, celery and buffalo grass.
Is sauvignon blanc sweet or dry?
What foods pair best with sauvignon blanc?
But the king of sauv blanc food pairings is undoubtedly cheese, with goat varieties a firm favourite. Other perfect pairings can be found in brie, sharp cheddar, double Gloucester, and dry jack.
How does sauvignon blanc differ from whites like chardonnay or riesling?
Finally the fresh, crisp and acidic sauvignon blanc is lighter-bodied than the stone-fruit flavours of riesling and the oakiness of chardonnay.