Sauvignon Blanc is a white wine grape grown throughout the world, largely in cool climate wine regions. It is characteristically high in acid and low in sugar – good for those who are limiting their sugar intake. Common flavors include grapefruit, gooseberry, grass, lime, lemongrass, and green apple although the intensity of each of these flavors in the wine will vary by its growing region.
German wine labels can be hard to decipher if you don’t speak the language. Being able to distinguish producer names, location information, quality designation, and dryness indicators will help in selecting the right wine.
There are over 1300 recognized wine grape varietals in the world, and most people only know a handful. If you are looking to try something a bit different, here’s a list of lesser known varietals we have enjoyed getting to know.