Semillon

    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…

    11 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…

    6 readers - By Fredric Koeppel/ Bigger Than Your Head

    News Flash: Steven Kent Makes Delicious Wines

    … cult 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…

    1 readers - By Cuvée Corner Wine Blog