This case was created to celebrate the 12th annual International Sauvignon Blanc Day and it's proven so popular we've decided to keep itInternational Sauvignon Blanc Day falls on the first Friday of May, One of the world's most popular and widely planted grape varieties, this is a fine official opportunity to savour and honour this crisp, herbaceous varietal.Although New Zealand was where Sauvignon Blanc gained worldwide recognition and fame, it has many places to call home. Raise a glass this weekend with some of our best in show from around the world.The Wines Are
Vega Vella Sauvignon/Garnacha, Spain
A multi award-winning, organic pleasure. This is a blend of 50% Sauvignon Blanc and 50% Garnacha. Fresh and aromatic, powerful on the palate, there's a pleasant acidity contributed by the Sauvignon Blanc, in addition to the creaminess that yields the Garnacha Blanca.
Ciringa, Sauvignon Blanc, Slovenia
An outstanding expression of Sauvignon Blanc, it's organic and uniquely savoury. Pure and intense with great structure, the palate is round and rich but balanced with brisk lime acidity and a characteristic grassiness on the finish
Dog Point Vineyard Sauvignon Blanc, New Zealand
Dog Point is the label from two Marlborough legends, Ivan Sutherland and James Healy who were part of the success story behind Cloudy Bay, they put New Zealand wines on the map. Their Sauvignon Blanc is zesty, smart and refreshing, the perfect pick-me-up from one of the best vintages the Marlborough region has experienced in years.
Zambartas Semillion Sauvignon, Cyprus
Zambartas Winery specializes in their own native grape varieties as well as blends with some world-renowned varieties.
A classic French blend from Cypriot vineyards. This wine was partly barrel-fermented giving it more body and complexity, it has an intensely aromatic bouquet of blossom, fruit and a hint of sweet spice.
Thierry Delaunay Touraine Sauvignon Blanc, France
From one of the leading wineries of the Touraine region this is an excellent, pure, complex Touraine sauvignon. It's medium bodied, fresh and lively, yet broad and almost creamy, with excellent flavour depth.
Waterford Estate, Sauvignon Blanc, South Africa
A New World version of a Sancerre, This Sauvignon is clear and bright. It has juicy quince and gooseberry aromas with a steely minerality up front giving way to a creamy, yeasty mouthfeel. With a long finish, this is a great food wine, absolutely delicious!