Artichoke dip, grilled asparagus, fresh tomatoes, spicy tapas, raw oysters or black cod. The Sauvignon Blanc is summer in a glass, and it loves summer foods. It’s ideal before dinner with some artichoke dip, creamy cheese or grilled asparagus. It’s a great friend of fresh tomatoes, but substantial enough to pair with chicken or spicy tapas. It brings out the very best in raw oysters, and it’s the perfect sip between bites of scallop or black cod, but it’s equally at home around a communal bowl of steamed clams. Whether you want to really focus on your meal, or just have a tasty glass of something while watching the sun go down, this is a reliably rewarding summer wine to reach for.
Pungent tropical tree fruit like pineapple and guava mixed with some citrus spice and fresh cut hay. Air brings up white flowers, sweet honeysuckle and wet slate. The palate is rich and textured with enough acidity to keep it fresh but not bracing.
100% Sauvignon Blanc
Stillwater Creek, Lawrence, Den Hoed, Sagemoor
Fermented in 34% concrete and 66% stainless steel