Semillon

    Tyrrell’s Old Winery Verdelho 2012, Hunter Valley, Australia

    Verdelho doesn’t seem to be as popular as it was a few years ago – a shame when there are wines like this… Tyrrell’s Old Winery Verdelho 2012, Hunter Valley, Australia (£11 ...

    9 readers - By Drinking Outside The Box

    2014 Bordeaux Harvest for the White Wine Grapes has Officially Started

    This post first appeared in The Wine Cellar Insider The 2014 Bordeaux vintage is off and running. The 2014 Bordeaux harvest officially started September 1 for the white Bordeaux wine grapes in Pessac Leognan, Entre Deux Mers and in other appellations as well. The start for the 2014 Bordeaux harvest for the red wine grapes is still three to four 4 weeks away.

    7 readers - By The Wine Cellar Insider

      Weekend Wine Notes: Six Spicy, Savory Whites

      Bigger Than Your Head - - 7 readers - Need I say more? Half-a-dozen very attractive, lively, spicy and savory — some more spicy than savory, some more savory than spicy — white wines designed to quench the thirst, caress and engage the palate, and accompany all sorts of the imaginative cuisine you’re so good at creating — or, you know, a package of fish sticks from the freezer (the only form of seafood we ate when I was a child).

      Six stunning wines matched to Janet Street-Porter’s recipes

      Matthew Jukes - - 5 readers - Six remarkable wines this week with a few that are matched to Janet Street-Porter’s quirky recipes featured in this week’s Weekend Magazine. 2013 The Gum, Single Vineyard Semillon / Sauvignon Blanc, Adelaide Hills, South Australia (£10.00, Marks & Spencer). This is one of the most rapier-sharp 2/3 Semillon 1/3 Sauvignon Blanc blends in Australia.

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      Nashville Wine Guild: The Vineyards of Bordeaux Tasting

      … meeting was held at one of Nashville’s premier wine bars, 360 Bistro. In the coming months, events will be held at different locations around the city. Wines that were tasted and discussed. From left to right: 2010 Chateau Carbonnieux Blanc, Pessac-Leognan, France Grand Cru Classe Varietals: Sauvignon Blanc, Semillon and Muscadelle CHÂTEAU LES…

      3 readers - By Wine With Lisa™

      BBQ Wine Co. NV Oink! White Table Wine, American, $14

      …BBQ Wine Co. NV Oink! White Table Wine, American, $14 By Great Northwest Wine on September 13, 2014 Best Buy! Charlie Hoppes’ Wine Boss operation in Richland, Wash., blends Chardonnay, Roussanne and Semillon for the inaugural white under this project for Compass Wines in Anacortes. Fans of Kendall-Jackson Chardonnay will especially enjoy…

      3 readers - By Great Northwest Wine

      Six stunning wines matched to Janet Street-Porter’s recipes

      …Six remarkable wines this week with a few that are matched to Janet Street-Porter’s quirky recipes featured in this week’s Weekend Magazine. 2013 The Gum, Single Vineyard Semillon / Sauvignon Blanc, Adelaide Hills, South Australia (£10.00, Marks & Spencer). This is one of the most rapier-sharp 2/3 Semillon 1/3 Sauvignon Blanc blends…

      5 readers - By Matthew Jukes

      Pinot Noir and Chardonnay III: Robert Mondavi Reserve

      … to Constellation Brands in November 2004 for a billion dollars. The wise move that Constellation made was to retain Genevieve Janssens as director of winemaking, a position she has held since 1997, thus lending a sense of continuity and purpose. Modavi continues to release a dizzying array of products — a rose! a semillon! (neither of which I have seen…

      4 readers - By Fredric Koeppel/ Bigger Than Your Head

      2014 Bordeaux Harvest for the White Wine Grapes has Officially Started

      … their harvest as well with their young, Sauvignon Blanc vines. In fact, Chateau Haut Brion as usual was the first to start picking that day, literally, as they prefer to harvest before daybreak. Semillon, which takes more time to ripen is harvested later. One of the first estates to start picking in Pessac Leognan is often Chateau Carbonnieux. They started…

      7 readers - By The Wine Cellar Insider

      Tyrrell’s Old Winery Verdelho 2012, Hunter Valley, Australia

      …Verdelho doesn’t seem to be as popular as it was a few years ago – a shame when there are wines like this… Tyrrell’s Old Winery Verdelho 2012, Hunter Valley, Australia (£11.99 The Wine Society, House of Menzies, Amathus, vintagemarque.com) Imagine a wine that has the peachy weight of Chardonnay in tension with the tight pithy edge of Semillon, add in some notes of musky pearskin and a light nuttiness on the finish, and you won’t be far off the mark. S-…

      9 readers - By Drinking Outside The Box

      Mt Boucherie – Trying Wines from Blaufränkisch to Zinfandel

      … producing wines from well-known as well as not very well-known grape varieties for several years. Whenever I visit the Kelowna area, I do try to visit Mt. Boucherie and see what are their latest releases. I recently received a shipment of their wines to review, and I think they represent grapes that you should be trying. Grapes from B to Z Semillon…

      4 readers - By MyWinePal

      Weekend Wine Notes: Six Spicy, Savory Whites

      … and limestone/flint minerality; a dry, spicy, slightly austere finish; fine-grained complexity on the palate. Now through 2016. Excellent. About $20. ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Cadaretta SBS 2012, Columbia Valley, Washington. 70% sauvignon blanc, 30% semillon. Very…

      7 readers - By Fredric Koeppel/ Bigger Than Your Head

      How Dolce It Is: 2007, 06, 05, 04

      …-class dessert wines. ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Dolce 2007, Napa Valley. This blend of 82 percent semillon grapes and 18 percent sauvignon blanc aged 31 months in all-new French oak barrels. The residual sugar is 12.5 percent. Color is medium gold with a faint…

      3 readers - By Fredric Koeppel/ Bigger Than Your Head

      Best LCBO Wines: Vintages Release August 2

      …, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada Greywacke Sauvignon Blanc 2013 Marlborough, South Island, New Zealand Camelot Highlands Kendall-Jackson Chardonnay 2012 Santa Maria Valley, California, United States Darting Dürkheimer Michelsberg Riesling Kabinett 2012 Prädikatswein, Pfalz, Germany Loan Wines Special Reserve Unoaked Tanunda Creek Vineyards Semillon 2005 Barossa…

      12 readers - By Natalie MacLean

      Coppola Diamond Collection Sauvignon Blanc 2013

      …http://www.cheapwinefinder.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/07/coppola_diamond_sauv_blanc.m4a The Coppola Diamond Collection Sauvignon Blanc 2013 is 90.6% Sauvignon Blanc, 6% Chardonnay and 3.5% Semillon (Sauvignon Blanc and Semillon are the White wine blend of Bordeaux) sourced from vineyards in the Alexander Valley AVA and Sonoma County AVA, both sub…

      2 readers - By CHEAP WINE FINDER

      A Renaissance for Renaissance? Part II: The White Wines

      … will express an opinion in a few days. The appellation is North Yuba, Sierra Foothills. __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Dry (or dry-ish) wines: >Semillon 2013. Pale gold color; figs, roasted lemon; sunny and leafy; quince and ginger; rich, ripe, “golden,” but very dry…

      6 readers - By Fredric Koeppel/ Bigger Than Your Head

      News Flash: Steven Kent Makes Delicious Wines

      … California Cabernet Sauvignon and Bordeaux blends. That said, SKW has now established a growing reputation with other varietals and blends, including Sauvignon Blanc/Semillon, Chardonnay and Pinot Noir. These wines span the lower to upper mid-range of retail shelf prices. Here, I took the opportunity to explore some of these more affordable efforts…

      1 readers - By Cuvée Corner Wine Blog

      Australia Pinot Noir Needs No Bush

      …Australia Pinot Noir Needs No Bush Every wine drinker with even rudimentary wine knowledge can recite the popular and noble varietals of Australia that include Shiraz, Cabernet Sauvignon, Semillon, Riesling, Chardonnay and “stickies” (Tokay and Muscat), but few know of or have even tasted Australian Pinot Noir. Although 60% of Australian wine…

      By PinotFile