Norm’s Tasting Notes: 2019 The Paring Sauvignon Blanc
The North Georgia Wine Advisor
2019 The Paring Sauvignon Blanc
I recently received a sample which was so enjoyable that the Chardonnay Queen suggested that I write a review immediately, and no, it was not a Chardonnay. It was a Bordeaux style Sauvignon Blanc from Santa Barbara County, California. When I review samples, I try to make sure that they are available in the local market area, and the 2019 The Paring Sauvignon Blanc can be found on the shelves of a least one major retailer in Georgia, and Florida.
When I say White Bordeaux style, I mean there is a good balance between fruit and acidity, and a mineral background, with some oak aging. The flavors are green apple, lemon, and a hint of peach with an earthy quality showcasing its mineral backbone. The alcohol content is 13.5%, and Norm’s score is 90.
The Paring (named for the chef’s paring knife) Sauvignon Blanc, is a great choice to “Pair” with most shellfish, and especially at Brunch with Crab Quiché!