Definition of Semillon

1. Proper noun. (alternative spelling of Sémillon) ¹



2. Proper noun. A golden-skinned grape used to make dry and sweet white wines, most notably in France and Australia. ¹

3. Proper noun. A variety of wine made from this grape. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Semillon

1. a white grape grown in France [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Semillon

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semillon (current term)
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Literary usage of Semillon

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1. Pamphlets on Enology (1892)
"The proportion in which the grapes were mixed was semillon six sevenths and ... semillon, from Margherita Vineyard, Fresno. A sample for must analysis ..."

2. A Treatise on the Origin, Nature, and Varieties of Wine: Being a Complete by John Louis William Thudichum, August Dupré (1872)
"They are particularly two in number, namely, the semillon and the ... It is calculated that the semillon occupies two-thirds of the surface; the other third ..."

3. Report of the Viticultural Work by Eugene Woldemar Hilgard, Louis Paperelli, Frederick Theodore Bioletti (1896)
"semillon, from Fresno. A sample for must analysis was received August 20, ... The proportion in which the grapes were mixed was semillon six sevenths and ..."

4. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1915)
"Varieties recommended for dry white wine are the Rieslings in the coolest localities, semillon and Colombar for the warmer parts of the coast counties, ..."

5. World's Columbian Exposition, Chicago, Ill., 1893 by Committee on Awards, World's Columbian Commission, United States (1901)
"When a party grows semillon and Sauvignon Vert, what is the reason for making two sorts of wine instead of one ? We take, for example, ..."

6. Manual of Modern Viticulture: Reconstitution with American Vines by Gustave Louis Émile Foëx, Raymond Dubois, William Percy Wilkinson (1902)
"Those which did well on Riparia Grand Glabre were :— Aramon Marsanne Cabernet Sauvignon Mataro Chardonay Mourisco Preto Cornichon semillon Presa Sultanina ..."

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