Sauvignon to keep your eye on
20 Oct 2011 by Richard Hemming
Richard Hemming with a terrible pun and a foretaste of my collection of tasting notes on some very superior South African wines  - including at least one stunning Sauvignon Blanc - JR . Once upon a time, I publicly and vociferously declared my dislike of Sauvignon Blanc - especially the sweet, gloopy model made infamous by Marlborough in New Zealand. I called for viticultural genocide. I was taken to task for it in the pages of Decanter , no less, by our own Linda Murphy. But I took no prisoners. I stood my ground. Thankfully, nobody took me seriously because I've changed my mind and I quite like it now. Especially after...

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