Full Review

Naturalis

Naturalis
2020 Sauvignon Blanc, South Australia

Pair this wine with:
Chicken Pasta

Category: Sauvignon Blanc

Date Tasted:
Country: Australia
Alcohol: 12%
Certified Organic-Organically Grown Grapes
86 Points
Silver Medal
Highly Recommended
$13
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Naturalis
2020 Sauvignon Blanc, South Australia

Pair this wine with:
Chicken Pasta

Category: Sauvignon Blanc

Date Tasted:
Country: Australia
Alcohol: 12%
Light straw color. Aromas and flavors of lemon peel, lemongrass, mineral, wet stone, and tarragon with a round, racy, dry medium body and a tingling, medium-long finish with touches of Green apple with no oak flavor. A bright, zippy Sauvignon Blanc - serve well chilled on a hot summer day.

Tasting Info

Wine Glass Style: Crisp & Lively & New World
Aroma Aroma: lemon peel, lemongrass, mineral, wet stone, and tarragon
Taste Flavor: Same as aromas with touches of Green apple
Sweetness Sweetness: Dry
Enjoy Enjoy: Now
Recipes Pairing: BBQ Chicken, Pad Thai Chicken, Chicken Fajitas
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A bright, zippy Sauvignon Blanc - serve well chilled on a hot summer day.

The Producer or Importer

Trinchero Family Estates

The Producer or  Importer
100 St. Helena Hwy South
St. Helena, CA 94574
USA
1 800-967-4663

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Sauvignon Blanc

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Serve in a White Wine Glass
Sauvignon Blanc is a bit of a chameleon of a variety, as it changes its character depending on where it is grown. Most famously in France’s Loire Valley, (especially in Pouilly-Fumé and Sancerre), it is a rich dry white with distinct herbal notes in the nose and on the palate. In New Zealand, the flavors range from gooseberry to tropical; both styles have very good natural acidity. Certain areas in Chile also produce very tropical-driven examples with a touch of herbal character, while the typical California style is clean with melon and spearmint fruit with only traces of herbal notes.

Many styles of Sauvignon Blanc – especially those from New Zealand – are aged in steel tanks to preserve the aromatic qualities, while some producers in Sancerre or even in California age in wooden barrels; this for added texture and spice. Medium-full in body, Sauvignon Blanc is especially excellent paired with shellfish or seafood or lighter poultry with herbs.