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During this past year, I think all of us have gotten at least a little bit of cabin fever (can I get an “Amen”?). For me, I have dreams of one day going to far off places to eat and drink and see the sights and sounds. But in the meantime, tasting different foods from around the world from home has been a little way to satisfy my appetite of travel.
One of those places we want to go to is France. If you’ve been, you can understand when I say that you could probably just live off of the French bread, cheese and wine. C’est magnifique! In this post, we were inspired by our love of traveling to France and eating French food.
Below are our thoughts about Trader Joe’s Blue Shell Sauvignon Blanc from the south of France.
Our Review of Trader Joe’s Blue Shell Sauvignon Blanc
Type of Wine
This “luscious” white wine with a “refreshing maritime influence” (per the label) is made from Sauvignon Blanc grapes.
This Sauvignon Blanc wine is from the South of France.
This pale yellow white wine is contained in a standard 750ml bottle. The labeling has a sophisticated design of blue sea shells, harkening to its namesake “Blue Shell” as well as how this wine is from the Mediterranean coast.
The wine has a cork closure.
How and When to Drink
Enjoy glass(es) of this Sauvignon Blanc a little bit chilled, making it perfect with on a warm summer day.
One can pair this refreshing crisp dry white wine with green salads, seafood or a nice cheese plate. We tried this with Trader Joe’s mini baguettes (which are pretty good themselves) and we were whisked away to France.
According to the label, Blue Shell Sauvignon Blanc has “intense fruit flavors enhanced by a bright, savory and mineral finish”. As a result, it “pairs perfectly with seafood or toasting the setting sun.” C’est la vie!
One bottle of this Cabernet Sauvignon is $6.99.
Find Blue Shell Sauvignon Blanc at your local Trader Joe’s. Like many things at Trader Joe’s though, items come in and out of stock and usually sell fast if they’re good and unique.
What is Trader Joe’s?
Trader Joe’s is a grocery store chain that sells high-quality, unique specialty groceries and goods at inexpensive prices. There is always something new and delicious to try at Trader Joe’s! The staff is friendly and helpful, willing to go the extra mile to keep the stores clean and give tips from how to cook food to what to pair your wine with. Find your local Trader Joe’s on their store locator on their website.
The Bottom Line
We recommend Trader Joe’s Blue Shell Sauvignon Blanc and rate it 4.0 Stars (out of 5)!
Taste the south of France with this dry white wine that has delicate and nuanced floral and citrus flavors. This Sauvignon Blanc pairs well with a nice green salad, seafood or cheese plate. And for only $6.99, it’s another Trader Joe’s wine that makes for a nice sip during a warm day (perfect for summer 2021) while not breaking the bank.
Try Trader Joe’s Blue Shell Sauvignon Blanc and let us know what you think about it.
This is one post in a series where we’ll be reviewing wines from Trader Joe’s. Be sure to check our site for more wines!