Looking for a special wine for Valentine’s Day? Here is one to consider, a delicious Sauvignon Blanc from Italy’s northeast region of Alto Adige: St. Michael-Eppan, Alto Adige Sauvignon “Sanct Valentin” DOC 2013.
Check out our full review and… Happy Valentine’s Day! 🙂
St. Michael-Eppan, AA Sauvignon “Sanct Valentin” DOC
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With Valentine’s Day fast approaching, there is just no other wine that comes to mind than St. Michael-Eppan, Alto Adige Sauvignon “Sanct Valentin” DOC 2013 ($34) 😉 So, that is the wine that we are going to review today.
Happy Valentine’s Day, y’all! 😉
The Bottom Line
Overall, the Sauvignon Sanct Valentin was very good: it had an expressive bouquet with tertiary aromas well under control (thanks to its being aged mostly in stainless steel) and a great, coherent mouthfeel, where its high ABV and gentle smoothness were perfectly balanced by its intense sapidity and zippy acidity.
Rating: Very Good and Recommended – $$
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About the Grape Variety and the Appellation
Sauvignon Blanc is a white-berried grape variety originating from France.
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