Sauvignon Blanc is a white variety that came originally from Bordeaux, but is now grown all over the world. Today key areas are the Loire where it produces grassy, mineral, smoky wines and Marlborough where it makes exotic elderflower and gooseberry scented wines. Acidity is always high and body medium.
Pouilly-Fumé is a famous Loire appellation that produces exclusively white wines Sauvignon Blanc. The appellation is located on the right bank of the Loire River with the region of Sancerre on the other side. At 1,200 hectares, it is approximately half the size of Sancerre. The wines are know for their minerality and smokiness.
Pouilly-Fumé with restrained citrus and gooseberry fruit and high acidity extremely food friendly and works with shellfish, fish, smoked fish and is especially good with creamy goat cheese. Also surprisingly good with curries.