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Tag Archives: Semillon
Any Day is a Good Day for Bordeaux
Not only is the Italian wine selection impressive at the store, but Bordeaux also has its fair share of excellency here. The usual suspects are not here though. You won’t find any Château Lafite, Latour, Margaux or any other first … Continue reading
Posted in Tasting, wine Tagged 1855, aged, Bordeaux, botrytis, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, classification, Domaines Delon, Family, France, Gironde Estuary, left bank, Medoc, Merlot, pairing, Petit Verdot, Pomerol, right bank, Saint Julien, Sauternes, Sauvignon Blanc, Semillon, tasting, vintage Leave a comment
White Bordeaux gets a bad rap…too many people are focused on the top growth (red) Bordeaux, that more often than not, the stunning white wines of Bordeaux, made with blends of Sauvignon Blanc, Semillion and sometimes Muscadelle and Sauvignon Gris, … Continue reading
Posted in Tasting, Varietals, wine Tagged Bordeaux, France, Grand Cru Classe, Graves, Muscadelle, Pessac-Leognan, Sauvignon Blanc, Sauvignon Gris, Semillon, underrated, white 3 Comments
The Beach House
Have you ever come back from a totally awesome vacation and things are just weird? Like, out of sorts weird. Yeah, well that’s me…I had Caribbean brain for a week, and I came back to “reality” to discover that I … Continue reading
Posted in Tasting, Varietals, wine Tagged acidity, beach, Caribbean, lemongrass, patio white, Sauvignon Blanc, Semillon, South Africa, summer, vacation, Western Cape 3 Comments
Can You Feel My Pain?
One of the benefits of a part-time gig at a wine store, is whether I’m working that night or not, I get to participate in a variety of staff education nights we have in our tasting room. Last night was … Continue reading