Simonsig Adelberg Sauvignon Blanc 2013

Fruity, dry white wine made in the classic Bordeaux style. Youthful green tinged straw colour. Concentrated tropical and green fig flavours dominatesthe nose. The pallet is welcomed with a variety of tropical flavours, together with perfectlybalanced acidity and chalky aftertaste, making this wine a complex fresh and crisp Sauvignon Blanc.

This wine pairs very well with a variety of salads i.e Caprese salad and seafood salad.Also excelllent with sushi, mussels done in a creamy white wine sauce and lemon andherb spiced chicke

variety : Sauvignon Blanc [ 94% Sauvignon Blanc, 6% Semillon ]
winemaker : Johan Malan
wine of origin : Stellenbosch
analysis : alc : 12.81 % vol  rs : 2.1 g/l  pH : 3.33  ta : 5.9 g/l  
type : White  style : Dry  taste : Fruity  
pack : Bottle  size : 750ml  closure : Screwcap  

2013 Platter’s Guide: 3½ Stars
2013 Best Value Award
2010 Wine Magazine Nov 2010 Edition: 4 stars
2008 Veritas: Silver Medal
2007 Swiss International Air Lines Wine Awards : Bronze Med
in the vineyard : The 2013 vintage will be remembered as a very dry year with the lowest rainfall logged in our records since 1976; 33% below our long term average. While yields were slightly lower than in 2012, cooler conditions resulted in better quality and more concentrated fruit. Despite the drought, the cool growing season resulted in good levels of acidity and the concentration of the fruit was better than during the warm 2012 vintage. The Sauvignon blanc isa prime example and the young wines all show beautiful, crisp green pepper and gooseberry flavours.

about the harvest: The 2013 harvest started little later than usual on 18 January and ended 87 days later on 13 April.

in the cellar : A dash of Semillon was first added to this Sauvignon Blanc in 2001, following the style of the famous white Bordeaux wines. It is the sister wine of the well known Simonsig Adelberg Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot red blend.

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