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By Paul Gregutt
The Times 

Black Box 2021 Tart & Tangy Sauvignon Blanc

Wine of the Week


March 16, 2023

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You'll have to look far and wide to find better deals on decent wine than the 3-liter Black Box offerings.This new California-sourced Sauvignon Blanc replaces and upgrades the previous vintage from Chile. Tart and tangy, it is indeed, though without the aggressive pyrazine character, sometimes described as cat pee. I know - not very appetizing. This leans heavily into citrus – grapefruit, lime, lemon, zest, and flesh – with ample acid.

Sauvignon Blanc, as a varietal wine, is enjoying a burst of new popularity, and here's a good way to try it over a week or more with a variety of entrée...

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