Sauvignon Blanc is a very common white wine which may be found in many wine-growing regions in the world. Its genetic parent vines have not been identified yet. However, it is certain that this old grape variety was first cultivated in France. Its cultivation is permitted in the Palatinate since 2000 and, today, covers about 100 hectares.
Sauvignon Blanc is a dry white wine. If the grapes are harvested early, it has a flavor of green peppers or freshly mowed grass. Mature grapes create tropical-fruity flavors like cassis. There is a chemical evidence that the Sauvignon Blanc grapes contain traces of sulfide flavors which is a unique characteristic. It depends on the wine cellar master to take advantage of those natural flavors to build a great Sauvignon Blanc.
Sauvignon Blanc is a top quality grape variety which is in high demand by the wine world.