Sémillon

Sémillon is a golden-skinned grape used to make dry and sweet white wines, mostly in France and Australia. Its thin skin and susceptibility to botrytis make it dominate the sweet wine region Sauternes AOC and Barsac AOC.

Sémillon
Grape (Vitis)
Sémillon in Viala and Vermorel
Color of berry skinBlanc
Also calledBlanc doux, Colombier, Malaga,Groendruif, Wyndruif, Hunter River Riesling
OriginWest of France
Notable regionsFrance, Australia, Chile, Argentina, South Africa, New Zealand, etc.
HazardsSunburn, Botrytis cinerea
VIVC number11480
Ripe Sémillon grapes growing at a winery in the Napa Valley AVA.

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