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Yorkville Cellars

Yorkville Cellars
2019 Randle Hill Estate Vineyard, Semillon, Yorkville Highlands

Pair this wine with:
Chicken Fish Pasta

Category: Semillon

Date Tasted:
Country: USA
Alcohol: 13%
Organically Grown Grapes
89 Points
Silver Medal
Highly Recommended
$28
Cellar Selection

Yorkville Cellars
2019 Randle Hill Estate Vineyard, Semillon, Yorkville Highlands

Pair this wine with:
Chicken Fish Pasta

Category: Semillon

Date Tasted:
Country: USA
Alcohol: 13%
Silvery emerald straw color. Aromas and flavors of lime curd, bee pollen, hints of pineapple, and white flowers with a round, vibrant, medium-to-full body and a smooth, medium-length finish with notes of thyme and vanilla with no oak flavor. Great texture and an understated style set this wine up for the long haul; drink now as an aperitif or cellar.

Tasting Info

Wine Glass Style: Crisp & Lively, Juicy & Smooth & Non-Oaky
Aroma Aroma: lime curd, bee pollen, hints of pineapple, and white flowers
Taste Flavor: Same as aromas with notes of thyme and vanilla
Sweetness Sweetness: Dryish
Enjoy Enjoy: Now-3 years on its own and with food
Recipes Pairing: Fish & Chips, Tuna Casserole, Chicken Piccata
Bottom Line Bottom Line: Great texture and an understated style set this wine up for the long haul; drink now as an aperitif or cellar.

The Producer

Yorkville Cellars

The Producer
25701 Highway 128
POB 3
Yorkville, CA 95494
USA
1 707-894-9177

Their Portfolio

91 Yorkville Cellars 2017 Randle Hill Vineyard, Semillon, Yorkville Highlands 13.5% (USA) $26.00.
86 Yorkville Cellars 2017 Randle Hill Vineyard Eleanor of Aquitaine, Yorkville Highlands 13.5% (USA) $32.00.
92 Yorkville Cellars 2016 Rennie Vineyard, Cabernet Franc, Yorkville Highlands 13.5% (USA) $36.00.
94 Yorkville Cellars 2016 Rennie Vineyard, Carmenère, Yorkville Highlands 13.5% (USA) $40.00.
93 Yorkville Cellars 2016 Rennie Vineyard, Merlot, Yorkville Highlands 13.5% (USA) $32.00.
95 Yorkville Cellars 2016 Rennie Vineyard, Petit Verdot, Yorkville Highlands 13.5% (USA) $34.00.
89 Yorkville Cellars 2015 M-PV Same Vine, Malbec-Petit Verdot, Yorkville Highlands-Mendocino County 13.5% (USA) $42.00.
90 Yorkville Cellars 2015 Richard the Lion-Heart Rennie Vineyard, Yorkville Highlands 13.5% (USA) $48.00.
90 Yorkville Cellars 2018 Randle Hill Vineyard, Sauvignon Blanc, Yorkville Highlands 13.5% (USA) $20.00.
89 Yorkville Cellars 2016 Richard the Lion-Heart Rennie Vineyard, Yorkville Highlands 13.5% (USA) $48.00.
91 Yorkville Cellars 2017 Rennie Vineyard, Cabernet Franc, Yorkville Highlands 13.5% (USA) $36.00.
93 Yorkville Cellars 2017 Rennie Vineyard, Malbec, Yorkville Highlands 13.5% (USA) $34.00.
85 Yorkville Cellars 2017 Rennie Vineyard, Merlot, Yorkville Highlands 13.5% (USA) $34.00.
93 Yorkville Cellars 2017 Rennie Vineyard, Carmenère, Yorkville Highlands 13.5% (USA) $40.00.
90 Yorkville Cellars 2017 Rennie Vineyard, Petit Verdot, Yorkville Highlands 13.5% (USA) $34.00.
92 Yorkville Cellars 2017 Rennie Vineyard, Cabernet Sauvignon, Yorkville Highlands 13.5% (USA) $36.00.
86 Yorkville Cellars 2017 Richard the Lion-Heart Rennie Vineyard, Yorkville Highlands 13.5% (USA) $48.00.
91 Yorkville Cellars 2018 Rennie Estate Vineyard, Cabernet Franc, Yorkville Highlands 13.5% (USA) $36.00.
90 Yorkville Cellars 2018 Rennie Estate Vineyard, Cabernet Sauvignon, Yorkville Highlands 13.5% (USA) $36.00.
89 Yorkville Cellars 2019 Randle Hill Estate Vineyard, Sauvignon Blanc, Yorkville Highlands 13.5% (USA) $20.00.
89 Yorkville Cellars 2019 Randle Hill Estate Vineyard, Semillon, Yorkville Highlands 13% (USA) $28.00.
92 Yorkville Cellars 2018 Rennie Organic Estate Vineyard, Malbec, Yorkville Highlands 13.5% (USA) $34.00.
89 Yorkville Cellars 2018 Rennie Organic Estate Vineyard, Merlot, Yorkville Highlands 13.5% (USA) $34.00.
BR Yorkville Cellars 2018 Rennie Organic Estate Vineyard, Petit Verdot, Yorkville Highlands 13.5% (USA) $36.00. - Bronze Medal
94 Yorkville Cellars 2018 Rennie Organic Estate Vineyard, Carmenère, Yorkville Highlands 13.5% (USA) $40.00.

Semillon

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Serve in a White Wine Glass
Semillon is a white grape planted most notably in Bordeaux and Australia. While there are some fine dry versions of Semillon (especially from the Hunter Valley in Australia), the most famous use of Semillon is as part of the blend of a Sauternes, the famous dessert wine of Bordeaux.

Semillon as a dry wine has a flavor profile of lemon, apple and tropical fruit along with notes of magnolia and figs - this last a classic descriptor for the wine. Medium-bodied, the acidity varies as to the climate it is grown in. Pair these wines with lighter seafood, risotto or light white meats and consume them by their fifth to seventh birthday.