Category Archives: Semillon

Château Bonnet Entre-deux-Mers – 2010 – 9.0 (out of 10.0) – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

This wine is 50% Sauvignon Blanc, 40% Semillon and 10% Muscadelle from the Entre duex Mer in Bordeaux. Granny smith apple, lime citrus zest, nutmeg, almond; floral scent of Jasmine and honeysuckle. If you think that Bordeaux is only expensive … Continue reading

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Clos Saron Carte Blanche Sierra Foothills White Blend – 2008 – 8.6 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

The Sierra Foothills are showing promise for varietals like Roussanne, Marsanne and Viognier. This wine is a blend of Sauvignon Blanc, Roussanne, Semillon, Viognier, Chardonnay. This wine gives herbaceous notes of fennel; white pepper, cardamom, fleshy white peach and Meyer … Continue reading

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Shinn Estate North Fork Sauvignon Blanc-Semillon – 2007 – 8.8 – James Meléndez /James the Wine Guy

This is a well defined and structured wine; a very food friendly wine with supple acids.  This wine gives notes of almond, grass, Adriatic fig and subtle baking spices. *** A plethora of wine reviews from wines regions around the … Continue reading

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Chateau Climens Barsac Sauternes – 2004 – 9.2 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

100% Semillon A beautiful slight straw, soft gold hues. Hints of papaya, mango, Comice pear coulis, and Adriatic fig confit. Gorgeous. *** ¡Salud! A plethora of wine reviews from wines regions from around the world. Read more of my wine … Continue reading

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Roquefort Blanc- 2006 – 8.7 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

A mainly Sauvignon Blanc wine with a touch of Semillon; this wine is a nice example of a wine that can hold it’s own; nice acid structure, fresh cut grass, Meyer lemon rind, and papaya. Nice as a stand-alone wine … Continue reading

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St. Jean des Graves Blanc – 2006 – 8.2 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

A mainly Sauvignon Blanc wine with a touch of Semillon while it is clean, there is a heavy mineral focus and graphite sub-component. I like variation of mineral but with other interesting flavour profiles for complexity. *** ¡Salud! A plethora … Continue reading

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Ferngrove Vineyards Estate Frankland River, Western Australia Sauvignon Blanc / Semillon – 8.4 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

Ferngrove Vineyards Estate Sauvignon Blanc / Semillon is a wine that has the best of both worlds and good for those who don’t like too much of one of this varietals profiles. Approximately 70% Sauvignon Blanc /30% Semillon exhibits streamed … Continue reading

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