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Sagemoor Vineyards Semillon Columbia Valley

Sagemoor Vineyards Semillon (Columbia Valley) Wine Details
Price: $15.00 per bottle

Description: Our best Semillon yet, it bursts with aromas of fresh pineapple and lemon zest. It is big and unctuous for a white wine, yet finishes with a crisp minerality. This wine pairs impeccably with seafood.

Varietal Definition
A thin skinned grape producing wines of high extract and flavour but soft acidity. In France it combines with Sauvignon Blanc to make the white wines of Bordeaux, most notably the sweet dessert wines of Sauternes and Barsac. Its thin skin leaves it susceptible to the fungus botrytis* the much sought after 'noble rot' in these sweet wine regions. As a varietal it has fared best in Australia, notably the Hunter Valley, where it produces well-rounded wines with lots of tropical fruits and honeyed tones. Here too it is blended with Chardonnay and oak aged to give an added dimension.


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