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Tasting Notes

Color

Wine brilliant light straw color with hints of young greens.

Taste

Sophisticated, perfectly balanced taste of wine has nice soft tones of tropical fruit and sparkling mineral shades in combination with a balanced acidity and a lingering fresh finish. The whole ensemble creates a gorgeous young refreshing wine.

Aroma

The aroma of wine is filled with bright, concentrated notes of tropical fruits combined with pleasant hints of fig tree, harmoniously combined with delicate hints of mineral

Gastronomy

This wine - the perfect aperitif on a summer day, goes well with seafood, pasta and poultry dishes.

Interesting Facts

Despite the fact that the first vintage Simonsig, Sauvignon Blanc was released in 1978, only in the last decade wine beginning to demonstrate a variety of colors and realize their potential. After research terroir and clonal selection, on the steepest slopes of the economy at an altitude of 250-208 meters were planted new vineyards with Sauvignon Blanc. The result of this work are of excellent quality fruit crops with amazing flavor.
Vintage 2011 was remembered winemakers very difficult, windy, dry and hotter than usual weather. But this wine was made 33% more than in 2010. The first harvest Sauvignon Blanc was harvested at the beginning of February and it was immediately clear that this vintage will be rich with bright aromas of tropical fruits with less saturated herbaceous undertones. Grape harvest took place in the early morning cool on the basis of taste testing and tracking the development of flavor. Part of the grapes was left for some time in contact with the skin. New in comparison with previous years, the method of pressing and separating the juice has led to greater elegance and refinement of wine. Fermentation was carried out at a sufficiently low temperature at 11-12 ° C. After fermentation, the wine is aged on the lees for 3-6 months with regular stirring.
Wine Simonsig, Sauvignon Blanc - winner of the highest ratings and repeated winner of international competitions, including a gold medal in the "Veritas" for the vintage 1997, a bronze medal at the "Veritas 2007" for the vintage 2007, silver medal at the "Beverage Testing Institute's Chicago Value Challenge "for the vintage 2005.

Simonsig wine estate owner, located in the northwestern part of Stellenbosch, is family Malan. The estate noble grape varieties are cultivated and produced some of the best wines of South Africa. The estate is famous for its red and white wines, and sparkling wines, champagne-producing method. The vineyards of the estate are located at the foot of Simons and cover an area of ​​over 300 hectares. The company is one of the largest private wine producers in South Africa. Each wine Simonsig - a reflection of the family tradition of high-quality wine.

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