Indicative blend: 80% Semillon, 20% Sauvignon Blanc
Average Price of 750ml bottle, ex-tax in USD: $22
Sauvignon Blanc – Semillon is a classic white wine blend. It is most widely produced in France (most notably Bordeaux's Graves district), where both Sauvignon Blanc and Semillon are well-established varieties, and has more recently caught on in Australia (particularly Margaret River). The versatile blend is typically made into crisp, dry wines, but it is also the blend of choice for the world's most prestigious sweet wine style, Sauternes. The blend is endowed with vibrant acidity and grassy aromas by Sauvignon Blanc, and its structure and mouthfeel from Semillon....more
Loupiac is a sweet white wine appellation of the Bordeaux region, covering wines made in an area on the northern bank of the Garonne river, 18 miles (30km) south-east of Bordeaux city. Loupiac is in the heartland of Bordeaux's sweet white wine production, located between Cadillac and Sainte-Croix-du-Mont and just across the river from the prestigious Sauternes and Barsac titles.
Geographically speaking, Loupiac is a logical part of the ...more
Bordeaux, in the south-west of France, needs little introduction to anyone with an interest in wine. One of the world's most prolific wine regions, it also manages to rank among the most famous and prestigious. The secrets of Bordeaux's wine success (other than magical Bordeaux Blend) are its three trump cards: diversity, quality and quantity....more
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