Wine Simonsig, Sauvignon Blanc, 2017
Wine brilliant light straw color with hints of young greens.
The taste of wine is balanced, filled with notes of green melon, soft tones of tropical fruit, the fig tree pleasant shades and subtle hints of pineapple. Mineral tones and clear acidity are added to taste wine freshness and longevity.
The aroma of the wine reveals notes of tropical fruit, nuances of green pepper and asparagus.
This wine is quite versatile. It is the perfect aperitif on a summer day, goes well with seafood, pasta and poultry dishes.
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.
Collection Sauvignon Blanc is held early in the 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. A new way 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.
Simonsig wine, Sauvignon Blanc - winner of high ratings and medals of international competitions, including - Double Gold Medal at the "Veritas" for the vintage 2012.
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.