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Class 7: New World Model: California


Taste and Body

  1. Do you find the Sancerre firmer, more acidic than the California Sauvignon Blanc? Lighter in body?
  2. Is the California Sauvignon Blanc softer, less acidic than the Sancerre? Is there more alcohol in the California Sauvignon Blanc? A fuller body?



  • Do the flavors of each wine echo their respective aromas?



Record your observations on the Tasting Worksheet.

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