Merchant's Pick by Grape

Merchant's Pick by Grape: Sauvignon Blanc

  1. Savory Sauvignon Blanc for Autumn and Beyond!
    September 28, 2018

    We often tout the wines of Sancerre. Today, however, we are going to delight you with a wine from the opposite side of the Loire Valley, the 2015 Ladoucette, Pouilly-Fumé.

    Sancerre may be the most recognized of the two Sauvignon Blanc growing regions. But, the more dynamic of the two...

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  2. Sumptuous Summer Sancerre!
    July 23, 2018

    Nothing says Summer like Sancerre!

    With its refreshing lemon and lime notes, we can think of few Sancerres that match the quality of Gerard Boulay's "Chavignol" Sancerre.

    What is it about the Chavignol subregion of Sancerre that warrants highlighting?

    Perched on the...

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  3. This Best Seller Is Back!
    July 13, 2018

    How good is Hourglass Sauvignon Blanc?

    Let's put it in perspective: We really like Merry Edwards Sauvignon Blanc, but at home we serve Hourglass!

    This is no ordinary California Sauvignon Blanc; rather, it drinks more like a white Bordeaux with its texture and integrated,...

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  4. So Good We Have It In 375ml Too!
    June 20, 2018

    This is not just any Sancerre; it is a Sancerre from the prestigious "Chavignol" village - often referred to as the Grand Cru of Sancerre.

    Sauvignon Blanc from this region of France expresses itself like no other.

    This crisp Sancerre hits your palate with a zesty punch of lime...

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  5. Each year, we reserve the Sancerre Slayer title for an exceptional Sancerre doppelganger.

    Finding well-made Sancerre for under $25 per bottle is nearly impossible! In fact, with the rising euro, French wines are getting more - not less - expensive.

    But, for an everyday sipper,...

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