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Novembre 2018

Sono aperte le iscrizioni!

2019-06-14T11:25:46+02:00Novembre 22nd, 2018|Comunicati stampa|

Il Concours Mondial du Sauvignon 2019 si svolgerà il 9 e 10 marzo prossimo. Per la sua decima edizione, gli organizzatori hanno scelto l’Italia e più precisamente il Friuli-Venezia-Giulia. Si tratta di un grande ritorno nella regione per la competizione. Qualche informazione sui vigneti del Friuli-Venezia-Giulia Grazie alle sue eccezionali [...]

Giugno 2017

IL PERCHE’ DEL SAUVIGNON MATURATO IN LEGNO

2017-06-12T10:38:30+02:00Giugno 12th, 2017|Comitato Sauvignon|

Aroma è un fattore di qualità molto importante nei cibi, ma nel vino è il carattere che probabilmente influenza maggiormente la sua qualità. Numerosi composti chimici sono responsabili dell’aroma del vino e durante la vinificazione e l’invecchiamento varie reazioni e interazioni che si stabiliscono influenzano la percezione del bouquet del vino. Uno dei più importanti [...]

Marzo 2017

TROFEO ESPECIAL « DENIS DUBOURDIEU »

2017-03-09T08:52:23+02:00Marzo 9th, 2017|Comunicati stampa|

Si è appena conclusa l’8ª edizione del Concours Mondial du Sauvignon, svoltasi quest’anno a Bordeaux, in Francia. Due giorni di degustazioni, incontri tra giornalisti, buyer, enologi e produttori francesi e internazionali. Organizzato dall’ODG delle denominazioni Bordeaux e Bordeaux superiore e dal Concours Mondial de Bruxelles, il Concours Mondial du Sauvignon ha riunito 65 degustatori [...]

Novembre 2016

New York “Sauvignon is a big deal grape and very much the centre of interest”

2019-06-14T11:28:22+02:00Novembre 28th, 2016|Comitato Sauvignon|

(Original text in English) Just as Paris is not France and London is not the UK, New York is a microcosm unto itself. Nevertheless, trends often start in major cities before filtering through to the rest of the country. We asked Tom Geniesse of the Bottle Rocket wine store in New York to describe current [...]

Ottobre 2016

Oregon – Sauvignon is destined to win back its rightful place

2019-06-14T11:25:56+02:00Ottobre 4th, 2016|Comitato Sauvignon|

(original text in English) It’s hard to think of any place in the world – other than Oregon – where Sauvignon Blanc was once upon a time significant, then wasn’t, now is again. Dr Paul White recounts the varietal’s rise and fall in the Pacific Northwest State. Although current production is tiny, quality is very [...]

Settembre 2016

The Contest as seen by the Revelation Award Winners

2019-06-14T10:58:34+02:00Settembre 2nd, 2016|Comunicati stampa|

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 undoubtedly paid off at [...]

Maggio 2016

Styria: A prime Austrian wine region for growing Sauvignon blanc

2019-06-14T11:26:47+02:00Maggio 19th, 2016|Comitato Sauvignon|

(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 [...]

Aprile 2016

The many faces of Chilean Sauvignon

2019-06-14T11:27:02+02:00Aprile 20th, 2016|Comitato Sauvignon|

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 regions, particularly the Casablanca [...]

Marzo 2016

Changing styles of Sauvignon Blanc: is it all about fashion?

2019-06-14T11:26:52+02:00Marzo 15th, 2016|Comitato Sauvignon|

There is no doubt that the flavour of Sauvignon Blanc has evolved significantly over the past few years. David Cobbold looks into how and why the change has come about. I tasted my first Sauvignon Blanc from New Zealand when my colleague James Lawther MW brought bottles back to Paris from a trip he made [...]

Febbraio 2016

Technologies improving white Sauvignon quality

2019-06-14T11:00:17+02:00Febbraio 22nd, 2016|Comitato Sauvignon|

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 [...]