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Magazine Archives: Aug. 31, 2006

Sauvignon Blanc's Fresh Appeal

New styles and fruit-forward flavors power the latest releases from California
Issue: August 31, 2006

California Sauvignon Blanc is shedding its underdog status. A recent upsurge in quality, along with changing styles across the state, has shown the varietal can be a flavorful alternative to Chardonnay, the acknowledged leader among California whites.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands August 31, 2006.

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