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Sauvignon Sémillon 2016
Crisp, dry white blend of Sauvignon Blanc and Sémillon. Special introductory rate, Sept 2017: £8.95 per bottle.
Back label: 'A classic 70/30 white Bordeaux blend of Sauvignon Blanc and Sémillon from some younger vines that surround the chateau. This dry white's great on its own or serve with lighter dishes, salads, fish or chicken.'
Sauvignon Blanc and Semillon are the two classic white grapes of Bordeaux. This blend of 70% Sauvignon and 30% Sémillon is from young vines at the château that are still in training for our ’Grands Vins’. Easy drinking and tasty.
Not to be confused with our Sauvignon Blanc 2016, which has been available since April 2017.
- Expert opinion
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"What I liked about this wine was its crystal clear, particularly precise, piercing nose followed by attractive smokiness and good palate weight. In fact this has so much extract (no excessive yields here) that there is just a tiniest hint of the oiliness of some white Graves, but it rises above this to be a thoroughly fine dry white bordeaux (and it’s much cheaper than most white Graves)… It would make a lovely wine at the table. Excellent value.”
Jancis Robinson MW, Wine of the Week, JancisRobinson.com
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