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Sauvignon Sémillon 2020

£11.50

A tasty dry white that's like a blend of our Sauvignon Blanc and Les Trois Hectares. £11.50 a bottle.

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Still at the price before duty went up on 1 August - the available UK stock of 6-packs is shown above.

We're drinking this at home as much as the other dry whites and this is a more than welcome staple in the fridge. It's evolved well in bottle and is lovely on its own or with good food, from fish to chicken or pork and ham, or with salads or roast veg.

We don't make a Sauvignon Sémillon label every year but did in 2016, 2019 and 2020 - all good years. A smaller production wine that's produced from the pressings of Sauvignon Blanc and the Sémillon from Les Trois Hectares. Those wines are made from the 'free run' juice from the grapes before we press the skins in the pneumatic press - it's like a big 5,000 litre drum with an airbag inside that then presses the skins and squeezes out more juice. Sometimes we blend the 'press' wine back into the overall mix, other times not - it depends on the tastings for the final blend.

The back label:“A classic Bordeaux blend of 85% Sauvignon Blanc and 15% Sémillon, made chiefly from the 'pressed' juice from all our grapes which we ferment and bottle separately. It's a refreshing and moreish dry white wine for any occasion, with or without food.”

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Château Bauduc Sauvignon Semillon 2019:
The varietal Sauvignon Blanc and Les Trois Hectares Semillon are made solely from free-run juice, while the pressed juice goes into this blended cuvée. You could regard it as the second wine, therefore, but to be frank the quality is barely a whisker behind. Pale in the glass, it nevertheless impresses with an expressive nose of grassy citrus fruits, in a vigorous and fresh style. The palate is supple, with notes of creamed lime, white pepper, lemon curd and crushed white peach. It’s a delightful, fruit-rich style. Bottled under Stelvin screwcap. (From a January 2021 update.) 91/100 

Chris Kissack, thewinedoctor.com

Earlier vintages

"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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