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SAUVIGNON BLANC WHITE WINE

Sauvignon Blanc White Wine

Sauvignon Blanc is a green-skinned grape variety that originates from the Bordeaux region of France. Known for its crisp, dry, and high-acid nature, it produces one of the most popular white wines in the world. This versatile wine can be enjoyed on its own or used in various cooking applications, enhancing the flavors of seafood, chicken, and salads. Sauvignon Blanc wines tend to have strong notes of green fruit, such as apple, pear, and gooseberry, with citrus and tropical flavors, as well as herbaceous undertones. Due to its zesty and refreshing profile, it pairs exceptionally well with dishes featuring zingy acidity, creamy textures, or fresh herbs.
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IN WINE
81
CAL / 100G
$0.38
AVG / OZ
sauvignon blanc white wine
97%
CARBS
0%
FAT
3%
PROTEIN
Sauvignon Blanc White Wine FAQ
Cooking with Sauvignon Blanc can be a rich and rewarding experience, but also a confusing one for beginners. People often struggle with when to add it, how much to use, and what dishes it complements. When used correctly, Sauvignon Blanc can enhance the dish's flavor significantly. However, add too much, and it might overpower the other ingredients. The trick is to add the wine in moderation to balance the profile of the dish. Equally important is the time during the cooking process when the wine is added. Generally, white wine should be added earlier in the cooking process to allow the alcohol to evaporate. When using in marinades for dishes like chicken, it should be mixed with other marinade ingredients and the chicken should ideally be marinated overnight for the best results. It's worth noting that because the wine's flavor intensifies as it reduces, a high-quality Sauvignon Blanc will generally yield a better cooking result. A useful tip to remember is Sauvignon Blanc's fondness for dishes flavored with fresh herbs or creamy sauces, as it complements these flavors exceptionally well.
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Expiration & Storage Tips
When does sauvignon blanc white wine expire?
An unopened bottle of Sauvignon Blanc can last for 1-2 years if stored properly. This long-term storage might slightly degrade the quality but won't make the wine unsafe to consume. If you're keeping the wine for this length of time, try to store it in a cool, dark place with a consistent temperature. Once opened, a bottle of Sauvignon Blanc should be consumed within 1-3 days. If you store it in your fridge after opening, you can maintain its quality for about 5-7 days. Frozen wine defrosts relatively quickly in the refrigerator within a few hours, but be aware that freezing and defrosting wine can negatively affect its flavor and consistency.
How do you tell if sauvignon blanc white wine is bad?
The easiest way to tell if a Sauvignon Blanc has gone bad is by its smell. If the wine has an unusual odor, similar to vinegar, burnt rubber, or damp cardboard, it might be spoiled. You may also notice a sharp, sour taste, or the color may change to a darker shade. Apart from that, if the wine has not been stored properly, it may have a flat taste and might lack aroma.
Tips for storing sauvignon blanc white wine to extend shelf life
• Store unopened Sauvignon Blanc in a cool, dark place with a consistent temperature ideally between 45-65°F (7-18°C). • The wine should be stored horizontally to keep the cork wet, which prevents it from drying out and letting in air. • Once opened, reseal the bottle with a wine stopper and refrigerate immediately. Use within 5-7 days for the best flavor. • Avoid storing near strong-smelling foods or substances as wine can absorb flavors. • To preserve an open bottle longer, consider using a vacuum pump to remove air, slowing down the oxidation process. • Freezing is not recommended for long-term storage due to potential flavor degradation.
EXPIRES WITHIN
27 - 27.4
YEARS
Health Info
Macros
3g
CARBS
0g
FAT
0g
PROTEIN
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