75cl * 12% ABV * Bordeaux, France
In the mid-20th century, Semillon was the most planted grape in Bordeaux, but it's been in constant decline. Whilst the vast proportion of land is now dedicated to red grapes, the white wines are some of the most underrated and often represent good value for money. Fleshy and round, this shows an attractive citrus character, accented by white blossom and yellow plum. Semillon works a treat with raw and lightly cooked shellfish, and especially with the flavours of the Pacific Rim. Think soft-shall crab, barbecued king prawns, tuna tataki.