About Sauvignon Blanc
Notable "grassy" aroma, often with notes of apple and citrus fruits. High acidity. Can amaze as a late harvest wine, with rich and complex flavors.
More About Sauvignon Blanc
30 recipes match for this wine.
Try this recipe - a flavorful change of pace from the typical Alfredo sauce - with Pietra Santa's "Sasso Bianco," or any other medium-bodied to full-flavored white wine. It serves 6 to 8... Get The Recipe
Papaya Pear Mango Salsa
Normally, we provide Vinesse members with complete recipes for wine-friendly fare. This month, however, we thought we'd share a pair of "topping" recipes that will bring any number of main course selections to life. We begin with this salsa recipe from our friends at Sonoma County's Kenwood Vineyards. Try it over sea bass, halibut or salmon for a palate-awakening change of pace, and enjoy it with Sauvignon Blanc, White Bordeaux or almost any white blend. Get The Recipe
Smoked Duck A La Orange
Just in case this year's California wildfires impart a smoky flavor to vintage 2008 wines, here's a recipe that will match up nicely. Otherwise, try this dish - developed by Garre Winery Executive Chef Ty Turner -- with naturally smoky wines such as Sauvignon Blanc, Semillon, Pinot Noir or Syrah. Get The Recipe
Linguini And Clams
This recipe comes from the aptly-named Feast restaurant in Santa Rosa, California - right in the heart of Sonoma County wine country. It matches perfectly with Sauvignon Blanc and other white wines, and serves 4 to 6. Get The Recipe
Shrimp Scampi Made Easy
Looking for an easy-to-prepare, yet amazingly flavorful, main dish? This one takes just 10 minutes to prepare, serves 4 to 6, and matches beautifully with Chardonnay or Sauvignon Blanc. Get The Recipe
These tasty turnovers or hot pockets match well with Syrah, Italian red wines, or white wines that have not been over-exposed to oak. This recipe makes 10 empanadas. Get The Recipe
Don't let the name of the dish fool you. This recipe will bring a smile to your face, and pairs perfectly with Sauvignon Blanc or Gewurztraminer. It makes 6 appetizer-sized portions. Get The Recipe
Citrus Roasted Chicken With Basil Cream
Sauvignon Blanc is among the most flavorful and refreshing wines on Earth.
But the characteristics that make it unique -- its relatively high acid level, its "grassy" impression in the nose, its mild herbal flavors in the mouth -- also render it a real challenge to pair with food.
But we've found a recipe that works beautifully, primarily because... Get The Recipe
Lemon Herb Chicken
This recipe, which serves 4, matches perfectly with Sauvignon Blanc. Why?Because Sauvignon Blanc often has a lemon or citrus component among its flavors.
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Vegetarian Black Bean Tacos
Here's an easy-to-make dish that's perfect for casual spring or summer dining.
It matches nicely with a refreshing Sauvignon Blanc, Chenin Blanc, Pinot Gris or Pinot Grigio, and this recipe makes 2 servings. Get The Recipe
Smoked Salmon Penne Pasta
In a world of "anything goes" food-and-wine pairing, we're always on the lookout for recipes that match well with either white or red wines. This is one such recipe, and it makes two servings... Get The Recipe
Easy To Make Guacamole
There is no better "appetizer" for a summertime backyard barbecue than chips and guacamole. Try this version with a well-chilled glass of Sauvignon Blanc or dry sparkling wine - and don't be surprised if you have to go back and make more. Get The Recipe
Scallop Stir Fry
It recently was reported that President Barack Obama is a big fan of scallops -- those velvety, succulent treats from the sea.
But scallops may not be the first thing you think of when you get the urge to take a wok on the wild side. We predict that will change once you've tried this recipe. It makes 4 servings, and matches beautifully with... Get The Recipe
One of our favorite wine recipes-- try it yourself with Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Gris/Pinot Grigio or a white blend... Get The Recipe
Asparagus & Morel Salad
Summertime is salad time, and any of your favorite white wines would be great matches for this recipe, courtesy of Masa's restaurant in San Francisco. It serves 4. Get The Recipe
Lemony Lamb Chops
Here's a versatile dish that matches well with red Bordeaux or Merlot, yet also can be enjoyed with white wines because of its lemon-flavored sauce. It makes 4 servings... Get The Recipe
Green Salad With Cranberry Vinaigrette
With almost any type of salad, we suggest Sauvignon Blanc as a well-matched wine.
But because of the cranberry flavor featured in this recipe, you may want to try a wine that includes cranberry among its aromas and flavors. We tried it with a lighter-bodied Pinot Noir, and it turned out to be an intriguing and enticing combination. Get The Recipe