Blanc grows mainly in the Bordeaux region
and in the South West. Vinegrowers
associate it to Sauvignon and Muscadelle in
the elaboration of Sauternes and Graves.
The Semillon grape offers a lively and dry white wine. Excellent sweet white
wines are also made from Semillon Blanc as its grains are very sweet and low
Like that of Muscadelle its grapes are quickly invaded by noble rot.
As for most of the Bordeaux grape-variety, Semillon is nowadays cultivated
Aromas : honey, lemon, linden
French wines : Graves, Sauternes, Monbazillac,
Other white grapes : Chardonnay - Chenin
Blanc - Clairette - Muscadelle - Pinot
Gris - Sauvignon - Ugni
Blanc - Viognier - Red