Interesting and flavorful, taking the best from both grapes. The Sémillon half of the blend lends extra texture, with flavors of fig dominating. There is just a hint of bread dough from the sémillon's barrel fermentation. The Sauvignon provides racy green apple and green berry flavors.
Paul Gregutt is a Contributing Editor for Wine Enthusiast magazine, a founding member of the magazine’s Tasting Panel, and reviews the wines of Oregon and Canada. The author of the critically-acclaimed Washington Wines & Wineries—The Essential Guide, he consulted on the Pacific Northwest entries in current versions of The World Atlas of Wine and The Oxford Companion to Wine.Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.