Splash! Semillon, Chateau Barouillet
A fragrant and lively pet nat. Crisp with pears, green apple, zesty lemon and lime, gooseberry, and a touch of cut grass and plenty of fizz. Mouthwatering acidity makes this the perfect hot day aperitif.
Vincent Barouillet is an 8th generation winemaker in the Bergerac / Monbazillac region south of Bordeaux. He joined his father in 2010 when he started the organic project - bottling their own wines rather than selling the grapes for bulk blending.
Q: What is Splash! Semillon, Chateau Barouillet?
A: Splash! Semillon, Chateau Barouillet is a white wine from the Semillon grape variety. Chateau Barouillet produces it in the Bergerac region of France. This wine is known for its vibrant and refreshing character.
Q: Where is Chateau Barouillet located?
A: Chateau Barouillet is located in the Bergerac region of southwestern France. The vineyards are situated in the Dordogne department, near the town of Monbazillac.
Q: What is the taste profile of Splash! Semillon?
A: Splash! Semillon offers a fresh and lively taste profile. It typically exhibits flavours of citrus fruits such as lemon and grapefruit, along with hints of tropical fruits. It has a crisp acidity and a clean finish.
Q: Is Splash! Semillon aged in oak barrels?
A: No, Splash! Semillon is not aged in oak barrels. It is vinified and aged in stainless steel tanks to preserve its vibrant fruit flavours and crispness.
Q: What is the alcohol content of Splash! Semillon?
A: The alcohol content of Splash! Semillon varies depending on the vintage but typically falls between 11% and 13%.
Q: What food pairings go well with Splash! Semillon?
A: Splash! Semillon pairs well with a range of dishes. Its bright acidity and citrus flavours make it an excellent match for seafood, salads, grilled vegetables, goat cheese, and light pasta dishes.
Q: Where can I purchase Splash! Semillon, Chateau Barouillet?
A: Splash! Semillon, Chateau Barouillet can be purchased at select wine shops, speciality stores, or online retailers that carry wines from the Bergerac region of France. Check with local wine retailers or visit the Chateau Barouillet website for more information on where to buy.
Q: Is Splash! Semillon suitable for aging?
A: While Splash! Semillon is a wine that can be enjoyed upon release, it is not typically intended for long-term ageing. It is best consumed within a few years of the vintage to appreciate its fresh and vibrant character fully.
Origin: Bergerac, France
Grape varieties: Semillon
Food pairings: Aperitif, seafood, light nibbles
Bottle size: 75cl
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