St Micheal Eppan "Sauvignon" 2015

100% Sauvignon blanc
A still white wine from the Alto Adige region of Italy.


Refreshing and aromatic. Elderflower, tarragon, green pepper.

Tasting Notes

The 2015 St Michael Eppan Sauvignon is hay colour with a greenish rim on the glass.

On the nose and on the mouth this Sauvignon shows the same refreshing bouquet: elderflower, white flowers, tarragon and a hint of green peppers.

On the mouth a pleasant acidity complements the aromaticness that Sauvignon typically has.

Fresh and pleasant. Long finish.

St Micheal Eppan "Sauvignon" 2015
Sauvignon (2015) Review
Estate making Sauvignon Estate St Micheal Eppan
Sauvignon (2015) Label Sauvignon
Style of Sauvignon Style White & Still
Country of St Micheal Eppan Country Italy
Region of St Micheal Eppan Region Alto Adige
Grape blend of Sauvignon Grapes Sauvignon blanc
Vintage of Sauvignon Vintage 2015
   

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Sauvignon blanc

Green-skinned grape variety that originates from the Bordeaux region of France

Sauvignon blanc is a green-skinned grape variety indigenous to France’s Bordeaux region. Due to its early origins as an indigenous grape in South West France, the grape’s name is most likely derived from the French words sauvage (“wild”) and blanc (“white”). It’s believed to be a descendant of Savagnin. Sauvignon blanc is a crisp, dry, and refreshing white varietal wine grown in many wine regions around the world. The grape is also used in the popular Sauternes and Barsac dessert wines. Sauvignon blanc is grown extensively in France, Chile, Romania, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Bulgaria, and the United States’ states of Washington and California. Some Sauvignon blancs from the New World, especially those from California, are referred to as “Fumé Blanc,” a marketing term coined by Robert Mondavi to refer to Pouilly-Fumé.

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