Simonsig Adelberg Sauvignon Blanc 2011

Fruit and tropical aromas leap from the glass. Intense flavours of ripe peach and hints of kiwi fruit on the palate together with a fresh, crisp acidity makes this wine well balanced. Enjoy on any occasion.

Style of Wine: Fruity dry white blend in the classic style of white Bordeaux wines.

variety : Sauvignon Blanc [ 94% Sauvignon Blan, 6% Semillon ]
winemaker : Johan Malan
wine of origin : Koelenhof
analysis : alc : 13.31 % vol  rs : 2.65 g/l  pH : 3.39  ta : 5.75 g/l  
type : White  style : Dry  taste : Fruity   wooded
pack : Bottle  closure : Cork  

2010 Vintage: Wine Magazine Nov 2010 Edition: 4 stars
2008 Vintage: 2008 Veritas: Silver Medal
2007 Vintage: Swiss International Air Lines Wine Awards 2008: Bronze Medal
in the vineyard : The 2011 vintage will go down in history as windy, dry and hotter than normal. At Simonsig the yield was 33% more than 2010. The vintage kicked off on 13 January with the Pinot Noir for Kaapse Vonkel.

about the harvest: We started harvesting Sauvignon Blanc during the first week of February and the grapes showed riper fruit aromas and lovely tropical notes with less racy herbaceous flavours.

in the cellar : A new blend of Sauvignon & Semillon was started in 2001 following in the style of the famous white Bordeaux Wines. It is the sister wine of the well known Simonsig Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot blend.

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