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marzo 2018

Austria se lleva el premio del Concours Mondial du Sauvignon de este año

2018-09-19T10:58:23+02:00marzo 18th, 2018|Comunicados de prensa|

Más de 950 vinos de 26 países 113 medallas de oro 70 jueces de 18 países, entre ellos Sudáfrica, Japón y Nueva Zelanda En 2019, la región anfitriona será el Friuli Venezia Giulia, Italia 18 de marzo de 2018 (Bruselas, Bélgica): El 9º Concours Mondial du Sauvignon se celebró en la ciudad de Graz (Austria) [...]

julio 2017

marzo 2017

Proclamación de resultados 2017 durante ProWein

2017-03-03T10:38:28+02:00marzo 2nd, 2017|Non classé|

El anuncio de los resultados del Concours Mondial du Sauvignon 2017 tendrá lugar en el marco de la Feria ProWein en Düsseldorf.  El conjunto de los premiados y de los vencedores de los trofeos serán revelados durante una presentación y una cata el  21 de marzo a las 12h en el Foro ProWein, Hall 13 [...]

septiembre 2016

The competition judged by winners of the Revelation Trophies

2019-06-14T11:03:17+02:00septiembre 2nd, 2016|Comunicados de prensa|

(Texto original en inglès) Domaine de l’Herré - The competition is part of a business strategy focusing on the estate’s flagship wine Founded in 1974, Domaine de l’Herré currently covers over 130 hectares in Gers, South-West France. Although the estate boasts a comprehensive varietal range, Sauvignon blanc takes pride of place, a strategy that [...]

agosto 2016

New Zealand’s Many Regional Terroir Driven Sauvignon Blanc Styles

2019-06-14T11:03:10+02:00agosto 31st, 2016|Sauvignon Commitee|

(Original text in english) Although Sauvignon has played a central role in the Upper Loire and Bordeaux for centuries, and California made the grape’s name famous, New Zealand was the first New World region to cast ‘savvy’ in an entirely new, fresh light. Arguably, no other Sauvignon is as exotically or as intensely fruited (passionfruit, [...]

mayo 2016

Styria: A prime Austrian wine region for growing Sauvignon blanc

2016-11-28T15:29:45+02:00mayo 19th, 2016|Sauvignon Commitee|

(Original text in English) Austria accounts for just 1% of global wine production and although the vast majority of Austrian-grown wines are white, the most widespread variety is not Sauvignon blanc but Grüner Veltliner, which is extensively planted in the country’s two main wine regions. The third largest region, Styria or Steiermark, along the border [...]

abril 2016

The many faces of Chilean Sauvignon

2016-11-28T15:33:18+02:00abril 20th, 2016|Sauvignon Commitee|

(Texto original en inglès) Over the past few years, Chile has evolved into a major producer of Sauvignon blanc with a strong international presence. This month, the Sauvignon blanc steering committee invited Chilean wine writer Patricio Tapia* to shed light on the advent of the varietal in Chile and its subsequent spread to specific wine [...]

febrero 2016

Technologies improving white Sauvignon quality

2019-06-14T11:02:50+02:00febrero 22nd, 2016|Sauvignon Commitee|

The significance of terroir and harvest dates During ripening, these two aroma categories behave in opposite ways. Whereas the level of methoxypyrazines decreases during this phase, the proportion of thiol precursors increases. Hence, terroir and choice of harvest dates lead to very different types of balance between the two groups of aromas – an infinite [...]

noviembre 2015

Verdejo – sauvignon: al otro lado del espejo

2019-06-14T11:02:43+02:00noviembre 10th, 2015|Sauvignon Commitee|

Hace 40 años, bajo el impulso del francés Émile Peynaud y de la bodega Marqués de Riscal, los primeros pies de sauvignon Blanc se plantaron en España y más precisamente en Castilla, en la región de Rueda. El famoso enólogo de Bordeaux no estaba satisfecho con el verdejo, la variedad blanca autóctona local. Aconsejó que [...]

junio 2015

South Africa: Sauvignon blanc, an essential component of the varietal range

2016-11-28T15:34:04+02:00junio 17th, 2015|Sauvignon Commitee|

(Original text in english) According to Tim James in his excellent book Wines of the New South Africa – Tradition and Revolution (University of California Press: 2013), it is unclear when Sauvignon Blanc was introduced to the Cape, but it was certainly planted at Groot Constantia in the late 1880s and reportedly performed well there. [...]