#NWTW Week 36: Sauvignon Blanc From Chile (Part One)

Back to Chile for Ant this week

Confessions of a Wine Geek

A few years ago I drank a lot of Kiwi Sauvignon Blanc; many of us did. In fact it became so popular that it appeared like half of the bottles available on the shelves of the supermarkets and wine merchants alike came from Marlborough. But, like many others I have spoken to, I got bored of it. The super-charged tropical fruit, the green pepper, the whiff of cat-pee. I thought I’d fallen out of love with Sauvignon, where in fact I had only fallen out of love with Kiwi SB.

Last summer I spent a few days in Sancerre and got my SB mojo back, then I discovered the great value Sauvignon Blanc coming out of Chile, which is this week’s #newwinethisweek

Chile Flag

Chile is the 8th largest wine producing country in the world and second to Argentina in South America. The country itself is a geographical masterpiece, spanning 2,700…

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