Something magical happens when a food as simple as fresh goat cheese meets a tangy, straight-forward Sauvignon Blanc. The wine's grassy, herbal, citrusy flavors add extra dimensions to the cheese's milky, slightly animal qualities. The high level of acidity in the soft white cheese's profile brings out mineral flavors in the wine. Instead of 2 plus 2 equals 4, the match can add up to 7 or 8.
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