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Sauvignon Blanc

The aromatic wine par excellence - it combines a spicy cassis aroma with a juicy acid! Sauvignon Blanc is the second most important grape variety for quality wines after the Chardonnay and one of the Cépages nobles, the noble grape varieties is as much important in the Old as in the New World.

Synonym: Muskat-Sylvaner, Blanc Fumé, Sauvignon Fumé

Origin:The stronghold of Sauvignon Blanc in Austria is Steiermark, or Styria. Here, more than 50% of all plantings of the variety throughout the country are found. But even other areas, such as Carnuntum in Niederösterreich, or Lower Austria, as well as Leithagebirge and Neusiedler See - Hügelland in Burgenland, show impressive examples of this old grape variety. In fact, Sauvignon Blanc was planted in these areas more than a century ago. Thanks to the ideal climate combined with a growing popularity of the variety, plantings of Sauvignon Blanc have intensified in recent years. Sauvignon Blanc is a global player. It is present in the Old World, but it also thrives on other continents. Well-known examples of this variety are found in New Zealand, the cooler coastal regions of Chile, and in South Africa. A particularly interesting version of Sauvignon is produced in Spain´s Rueda region, around Valladolid.Vineyards: 933 Hectare (oder 2,0%)

Characteristic: In principle, Sauvignon Blanc thrives in cooler-climate areas. But it also requires sun in order to develop its intense, fruity aromas. Südsteiermark, or South Styria, offers these ideal conditions. And from the chalky, slate or flint soils here, Sauvignon Blanc produces wines with an elegant mineral undertone as well. Compared with other varieties, Sauvignon develops relatively late on the vine, but actually ripens early; this is yet another reason why it grows so well in areas that are not extremely warm. Also, its slow, consistent ripening on the vine has a strongly positive effect on its aroma intensity. Both kinds of aromas - "green vegetal" and "fruity" - can be influenced by meticulous leaf removal and a carefully selected harvest time.

Contrary to other regions of the wine world, Austria tends to apply classical steel-tank vinification. When wood is used, however, Austrian vintners look to large barrels. Barrique usage is seldom. The cooler the fermentation, the more exotic are the fruit tones - such as lychee and lime. Also sometimes referred to as Muskat-Sylvaner (a very old, traditional name here), Sauvignon Blanc is bottled in Austria mainly as a single varietal.

Recommendation: Hot appetizers, spaghetti, fish, vegetables, asparagus, Ham, goat cheese. Drinking temperature 8 to 11 °C.
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Walter Glatzer - Sauvignon Blanc 2016
8.90
per btl. of 0.75l = 11.87 €/l
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Contains sulfites.
Weingut Grassl - Sauvignon Blanc 2016
9.50
per btl. of 0.75l = 12.67 €/l
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Contains sulfites.
Franz Taferner - Sauvignon Blanc 2016
9.80
per btl. of 0.75l = 13.07 €/l
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Contains sulfites.
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Weingut Zuschmann-Schöfmann - Sauvignon Blanc Urdonau 2016
9.80
per btl. of 0.75l = 13.07 €/l
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Contains sulfites.
Weingut Gross - Jakobi Sauvignon Blanc 2016
9.90
per btl. of 0.75l = 13.20 €/l
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Contains sulfites.
Weingut Wageck - Sauvignon Blanc tertiär 2016
10.30
per btl. of 0.75l = 13.73 €/l
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Contains sulfites.
Ernst Triebaumer - Sauvignon Blanc Vogelsang 2016
10.50
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Contains sulfites.
Markus Huber - Sauvignon Blanc 2016
Markus HuberTraisental, Austria
Character: light + fruity
Our rating: 16.0 Points
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10.50
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Weingut Schnaitmann - Sauvignon Blanc Steinwiege 2016
10.50
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Kellerei Nals Margreid - Sauvignon Blanc 2016
Kellerei Nals MargreidTrentino-Alto Adige, Italy
Character: fruity + minerally
Our rating: 15.5 Points
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10.50
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Gerhard Markowitsch - Sauvignon Blanc 2016
10.70
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Contains sulfites.
Weingut Knipser - Sauvignon Blanc 2016
11.50
per btl. of 0.75l = 15.33 €/l
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Contains sulfites.
Weingut Knewitz - Sauvignon Blanc Gutswein 2016
11.50
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Contains sulfites.
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Leo Hillinger - Sauvignon Blanc 2016
11.60
Low stock!
per btl. of 0.75l = 15.47 €/l
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Contains sulfites.
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Schloßkellerei Tiefenbrunner - Sauvignon Blanc 2016
Value for Money!
11.80
Low stock!
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Contains sulfites.
Josef Umathum - Sauvignon Blanc 2016
11.90
per btl. of 0.75l = 15.87 €/l
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Contains sulfites.
Weingut Mosbacher - Sauvignon Blanc 2014
11.90
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Contains sulfites.
Philipp Kuhn - Sauvignon Blanc Tradition 2016
11.90
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Weingut Von Winning - Sauvignon Blanc II 2016
11.90
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Contains sulfites.
Kellerei Nals Margreid - Gennen Sauvignon Blanc 2016
12.30
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Contains sulfites.
Vfm
Weingut Wohlmuth - Sauvignon Blanc Klassik 2016
Value for Money!
12.50
per btl. of 0.75l = 16.67 €/l
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Contains sulfites.
Weingut Juris - Sauvignon Blanc Selection 2015
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was € 12.60
11.90
per btl. of 0.75l = 15.87 €/l
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Contains sulfites.
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Weingut Juris - Sauvignon Blanc Selection 2016
New Vintage!
12.60
per btl. of 0.75l = 16.80 €/l
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Contains sulfites.
Weingut Sattlerhof - Sauvignon Blanc Südsteiermark 2016
13.20
per btl. of 0.75l = 17.60 €/l
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Contains sulfites.
organic
Ökonomierat Rebholz - Sauvignon Blanc Gutswein 2016
13.50
per btl. of 0.75l = 18.00 €/l
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Contains sulfites.
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