Wine Review: 2021 D.H. Lescombes Semillon
2021 D.H. Lescombes Semillon
Johnpaul and I received this bottle of D.H. Lescombes Semillon as a gift, and what a great gift it turned out to be! This is the first Semillon I've tried and it is an exceptionally delicious white wine.
New Mexico Winery
The Lescombes Family Winery is located in the Mimbres Valley just outside of Deming, New Mexico. The winery has been owned and operated by The Lescombes family since their arrival in New Mexico from Burgandy, France in 1981. Continuing in their family's six generation tradition of winemaking, Florent and Emmanuel Lescombes produce over forty different wines under several labels including Blue Teal, St. Clair, D.H. Lescombes, and Soleil Mimosa.
A Top Shelf Semillon
Semillon is a grape with golden skin that is used to make white wines that are both and sweet. At Lescombes Winery in southern New Mexico, the Semillon is harvested in mid-August while it's crisp fresh character is at its peak. Semillon is an off-dry wine with a natural acidity that preserves its color, aroma, and flavor.
D.H. Lescombes Semillon has an alcohol content of 12.5% and is incredibly well balanced. It is light and crisp with notes of peach, white grape and light oak. I know you're not supposed to say that wine tastes like grapes but the white grape really shines though on this one. Best of all, I experienced no after effects like headache or acid reflux and the lack of those things is indicative of a wine that is properly pH balanced.
Order New Mexico Wine Online
New Mexico residents will enjoy visiting one of the five D.H. Lescombes tasting rooms located in Alamogordo, Albuquerque, Las Cruces, Deming and Santa Fe. For those not wishing to travel, D.H. Lescomes wines can also be ordered online through their website.
D.H. Lescombes Semillion can be found with the Heritage Series and retails for $24.