Blanc is one of the best French grape-variety.
It is the reason why it has been selected in several
Sauvignon grape is used for Pouilly-Fumé and Quincy
and it is the exclusive variety used to in Sancerre. Sauvignon
is mostly a Loire variety. In the Bordeaux region
it is used as well as other white varieties to elaborate Graves
and Sauternes. It is also used in South West or Provence wines.
Sauvignon Blanc gives wines an herbal character with aromas
of mineral and melon.
In the Loire Valley, Sauvignon wines have
acquired such a renown that there are the "vins de Sauvignon" (Sauvignon wines)
and the others.
Aromas : melon, mineral
French wines : Pouilly
Fumé, Sancerre, Entre
Deux Mers, Sauternes, Graves,
Other white grapes : Chardonnay - Chenin
Blanc - Clairette - Muscadelle - Pinot
Gris - Sémillon - Ugni
Blanc - Viognier - Red