The best Sauvignon Blancs from the 2017 Global Masters

22nd January, 2018 by Patrick Schmitt

While consumers love Sauvignon Blanc, many in the trade treat it with disdain. But as our annual competition shows, in the right hands, this grape can create genuinely exciting expressions – at all price points, writes Patrick Schmitt MW.

The wines were judged by a cherry-picked group of Masters of Wine and sommeliers on 23 November at Baltic Restaurant in Southwark in London

Towards the end of 2017 we held two of our biggest Global Masters tastings – the Sauvignon Blanc Masters and the Chardonnay Masters. You can read about the latter here. It is worth comparing the two grapes because they appear to show such contrasting image issues.

While Chardonnay is loved by the trade but derided by consumers,….

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One Response to “The best Sauvignon Blancs from the 2017 Global Masters”

  1. D. Thomas says:

    So….which Sauvignon Blancs won in 2017? Masters? Gold? Silver?

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