Tag Archive for sauvignon blanc

Sauvignon Blanc, Three Ways

My views on wine are ecumenical. There’s room in my life for a big, buttery chardonnay and a steely, unoaked version. Ditto a big, lively zinfandel (esp. if served alongside a chilly day and a warm fire) and, at other times, a refined and delicate pinot noir. So, I was tickled when a wine importer…

Quivira: Sassy Sauvignon Blanc

“Rough winds do shake the darling buds of May/And summer’s lease hath all too short a date,” says Shakespeare in his Sonnet 18, and, boy, does that seem truer than ever this year. I cannot believe how quickly the summer flew past. Fortunately, we have winemakers standing ready to store summer in a bottle, which…

Wine of the Week: 2010 Nobilo Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc

Nobilo SB

This week’s wine is Nobilo 2020 Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc, which I got at Costco for around $10. This wine charms right out of the bottle with its pale straw color and simple, classic label. In the glass you get tropical fruit and grapefruit undercut with the grassy aroma that is a hallmark of New Zealand sauvignon…