Sauvignon blancs are dry, tart, crisp and refreshing white wines made from green-skinned sauvignon blanc grapes. The name means "wild white" in French, referring to its being an indigenous grape in Western France's Loire Valley and Bordeaux regions.
These sauvignon blanc wines, all from New Zealand, were rated Excellent by Consumers Reports. Each is provided in a bottle with a screw cap, thereby avoiding any cork odors.
Mud House, $14, 2006
Kim Crawford, $17, 2006
Coopers Creek, $13, 2006
Drylands, $15, 2006
Any of these sauvignon blanc wines would be be superb for your Open That Bottle Night celebration.