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May 9, 2014 01:00 PM

Looking for a fruity (and non-grassy) style of Sauvignon Blanc

No oak either and in the lower price range. Off-dry would be nice too.

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  1. From California, Honig is probably my favorite in the non-grassy (New Zealand-like) style. 90 percent of the wine is kept in stainless, while 10 percent is placed into neutral oak for "roundness" (not for oak flavor).

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        1. Most Chilean bottlings are not grassy: Santa Rita, for one. From California, Geyser Peak, Honig (yes), Dry Creek Fume blanc, and Markham are good values.

          1. What about the New Zealand Sauvignon Blancs. They certainly are not grassy.