Wine Grape Varieties: Semillon Sauvignon Blanc

Everything you need to know about Semillon Sauvignon Blanc.

Semillon, producing somewhat subdued wines when young but contributing complexity and ageing potential, is often blended with Sauvignon Blanc with its more powerful aroma and flavour and higher acidity.

Both are grown extensively in the Bordeaux region of France where they are used to produce both dry and sweet white wines.

Aromas (by nose) and flavours (by mouth)

Lantana, herbaceous, pea-pod, green bean, grassy, tomato leaf, flinty, straw, gooseberry, lemon, apple, pear, asparagus, capsicum, gooseberry, passionfruit, tropical fruit, melon, mango and blackcurrant.

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