Definition of Sémillon in English:
1A variety of white wine grape grown in France and elsewhere.
- Three grape varieties are planted: Sémillon, Sauvignon Blanc, and Muscadelle.
- An essential white grape of Bordeaux, Sémillon is a golden-berried goddess, producing some of the longest-lasting white wines ever made.
- Sémillon ripens earlier in the season than most grapes and is less likely to be damaged by rains or frost.
1.1A white wine made from the Semillon grape.
- In the great, long-lived dry whites of Graves and Pessac-Léognan Sémillon usually predominates and inspires rich, golden, honeyed, viscous wines quite unlike any Sémillons made elsewhere.
- Drinking Semillon is like drinking a tropical fruit mix topped with honey.
Definition of Sémillon in:
- US English dictionary
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