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FINE DISREGARD Semillon  "Millhouse" Oak Knoll District  Napa Valley 2016

Retail Price: $30

Value Rating: 3

Wine Factor: 1
Date Posted: December 1, 2018
Cases Produced: 218

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DDWA Score: 89.5

Very Good Value

A beautifully crafted Semillon. Bright, citrus-flavored acidity, low 12.2% alcohol, even still medium bodied (a characteristic of Semillon), oily texture, pear and lemon zest flavors, white pepper and crushed mint leaf spice kick. I really like how the wine coats the mouth, giving more body and ripeness than you typically get from 12.2% alcohol wine. I tasted this wine last in spring of this year. It has turned a major corner. Great value for $30/bottle.

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Napa Valley winery Fine Disregard released their first wines in 2016. They (Mike Schieffer-winemaker, Kara Maraden-winegrower) are still quite new, but have already made a lot of fans with their Semillon (they also make a tiny amount of Syrah and Grenache, also recommended). I’ve also reviewed their outstanding 2016 Napa Valley Semillon

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