White Bordeaux blend is a term Wine-Searcher uses to gather together wines blended from the three classic white-wine grapes of Bordeaux: Semillon, Sauvignon Blanc and Muscadelle. In this blend, Sauvignon brings its trademark grassy aromas, while Semillon adds a touch of complexity and a waxy, honeyed note. Muscadelle, the lesser-known of the three varieties, contributes grapey aromas.
For the sake of accuracy and completeness we list wines that don't include Muscadelle under Sauvignon Blanc - Semillon....more
Bergerac is a wine region in south-west France, covering an area along the Dordogne river. Despite the region's long, varied history, Bergerac wines often play second fiddle to the famous cuvees of Bordeaux, just to the west. Indeed, the wines of Bergerac are made in the image of Bordeaux from Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Sauvignon Blanc and Semillon, albeit in a significantly softer, less-serious style....more
The South West (or 'Sud-Ouest') is a relatively large territorial zone of France, incorporating the administrative regions of Aquitaine, Limousin and Midi-Pyrenees. In terms of the French wine map, however, the Sud-Ouest region is a little less clear-cut, as it excludes Bordeaux – a wine region so prolific that it is effectively a zone...more
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