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Sémillon

The white grape variety comes from France. There are more than 50 synonyms that testify to its great age and widespread use. The most important ones grouped alphabetically by country are Barnawartha Pinot, Hunter River Riesling, Sercial (Australia); Blanc Doux, Chevrier, Colombier, Gros Sémillon, Mances Blanc, Marcillac, Monsois Blanc, Oron Sémillon, Saint Émilion, Semilion, Sémillon Blanc, Sémillon Muscat, Sémillon Roux (France); Malaga, Malaga Bianco, Semillon Bianco (Italy); Semijon (Croatia); Merwah (Lebanon); Boal Branco, Boal no Douro, Semilão (Portugal); Greengrape, Wyndruif (South Africa); Semillon Fehér (Hungary). In spite of apparently indicative synonyms or morphological similarities, it should not be confused with Colombard (Colombier), Crouchen, Malvasia Fina, Palomino, Sercial, Spergola, Trebbiano Toscano (Saint-Émilion).

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