Sémillon

  • Grape
  • sem-ee-yawn

An important white grape of Bordeaux, including the prized dessert wine, Sauternes. Wines can be surprisingly rich and when oaked, can taste similar to Chardonnay

Full-Bodied White

Primary Flavors

  • Lemon

  • Beeswax

  • Yellow Peach

  • Chamomile

  • Saline

Taste Profile

  • Body: Medium
  • Sweetness: Dry
  • Tannin: Low/None
  • Acidity: Medium
  • Alcohol: 11.5–13.5% ABV

Handling

  • Serving Temp Cold (45–55°F)
  • Glass TypeWhite
  • Decant No
  • Ageability5-10 years
  • Avg Price $24.00

Food Pairing

Sémillon pairs excellent with richer fish entrées such as black cod and with white meats including chicken and pork chops. Try spicing with fresh fennel and dill.

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