Forlorn Hope

Nacré Yount Mill Vineyard Sémillon

9.161 ratings
9.229 pro ratings
Yountville, Napa Valley, California, USA
Sémillon
Blue Cheese, Fruit Desserts
Top Notes For
Christopher Losa

Owner/Wine Director Bar Bambino

8.6

Wow. Impressive. Crazy herbaceous and saline semillon. CA wines keep heading in the right direction.

Wow. Impressive. Crazy herbaceous and saline semillon. CA wines keep heading in the right direction.

2 people found it helpfulJun 16th, 2014
Jason Rzutkiewicz

Wine Blogger Jason's Wine Blog

9.1

Lively and energized, this wine certainly caught my attention. Lots of good things happening here. I need more...

Lively and energized, this wine certainly caught my attention. Lots of good things happening here. I need more...

2 people found it helpfulApr 21st, 2014
Joshua Mason

Super Geek Wine (Yes, I'm singing it as I'm typing)! Super fruits coming in with honey and lemon curd. Long finish.

Super Geek Wine (Yes, I'm singing it as I'm typing)! Super fruits coming in with honey and lemon curd. Long finish.

Jan 29th, 2015
Jon Bonné

Wine Editor San Francisco Chronicle

9.0

Just starting to find its figgitude, or as the French would say: figgité.

Just starting to find its figgitude, or as the French would say: figgité.

Nov 21st, 2014
Charlie Abbott

Sommelier Casa Mono

8.8

11% abv!! Green fig and lemon, waxy mouthfeel

11% abv!! Green fig and lemon, waxy mouthfeel

Oct 20th, 2014
Samuel Imel

Sales Kermit Lynch Wine Merchant

9.2

Sooo grrrrrrd

Sooo grrrrrrd

Aug 7th, 2014
Kristen Elzey

Oh, so satisfying... Favorite white of 2014, no lie/takebacks.

Oh, so satisfying... Favorite white of 2014, no lie/takebacks.

Jul 20th, 2014
Andrew Nelson

Haven't had a btl from these cats I haven't liked yet. But taking D&R semillion to the island if it comes down to it.

Haven't had a btl from these cats I haven't liked yet. But taking D&R semillion to the island if it comes down to it.

Jul 5th, 2014
Vinny Eng

Cayenne! @ForlornHopeWine you so spicy you'd fit right in here in Bolinas!

Cayenne! @ForlornHopeWine you so spicy you'd fit right in here in Bolinas!

Jun 21st, 2014
Alex Krause

Really lovely racy lemon pithy dried chamomile that expands on finish twisting like a rusty knife

Really lovely racy lemon pithy dried chamomile that expands on finish twisting like a rusty knife

Apr 18th, 2014