2017 'Billet Doux' Semillon-Sauvignon Blanc
Traditional crisp, dry 'Bordeaux-style' (Left Bank) blend of 98% Semillon and 2% Sauvignon Blanc. Aromas of zesty lemon and lime with hints of a tropical character. Fresh, clean lemon and lime with a hint of melon on the palate with a crisp, lingering finish.
'Billet Doux' is beautifully matched with fresh seafood, antipasti and fresh goat’s cheese or grilled scallops served with a dash of lime juice, fresh ginger and coriander. For vegetarians, 'Billet Doux' will work wonders with buffalo mozzarella, vine ripened tomatoes, basil and olive oil.
In France from 1670, Billet Doux were sent between lovers sharing their desires and affection, much like the romantic combination of Semillon and Sauvignon Blanc found in this traditional French viniferous liaison. The Semillon cools the passionate Sauvignon Blanc producing a perfect love match for your palate.