Simi Sauvignon Blanc 2009
This brilliantly clear, light straw-colored wine smells of pineapple, passion fruit, guava and grapefruit, with a hint of minerality. The palate offers generous nectarine and grapefruit with some flinty notes and a clean, refreshing finish. Simi Sauvignon Blanc pairs wonderfully well with gazpacho, raw oysters, and beet, orange and goat cheese salad.
A more subtle style of Sauvignon Blanc that is both light and refreshing. Pear, apple and a hint of spice set off with medium acidity and good balance. A very nice mid week drinker.
A solid 3, overpriced over $10
Decent sauvignon blanc, especially for the price. Nice citrus flavors, green apple but not the over the top grapefruit. Decent balance and nice acidity. Good summer time deck wine.
Crisp and light but lacking flavor.
Quite pale color. Herbal, grassy nose. Fortunately, that herbalness and grassiness is very much diminished in the mouth. Very pleasant lime tartness on the palate--not quite as tart as most NZ SBs, but significant presence. Back label indicates grapes are sourced from Alexander, Knight's and Russian River Valleys. US$9.99 at Total Wine last Feb.
Sharp green apple and fennel; good acidity. Excellent example of what I love about Sonoma Sauv Blancs and at a great value.
External Reviews for Simi Sauvignon Blanc
This wine has a nose of fig, grapefruit, and honeydew melon with light hints of minerals.Zesty lemon and lime with touches of melon are on the palate creating a clean, light mineral finish.
Steve Reeder blends this Sauvignon with five percent Semillon, adding a hint of wheat-like savor to the fruit. It's fresh and bright, packed with lime,m lemongrass and peach flavors that show off its blend of warm- and cool-climate fruit. A versatile, mouthwatering white to serve with white sausages, whether seafood, chicken or veal.
Well-structured wine of elegance and richness; complex with a delicate citrus start followed by spice, ending with a silky acidic finish.
A classic white wine, crisp, dry, pale and brilliant. Made with fruit from their favorite Sonoma County vineyards, and blended with just 9% Segrave;millon for a round, spicy note in the mouth and finish. Only 14% of the wine was barrel fermented this time, to preserve the purity of the rich fruit flavors. All the wine was aged in older French oak and stirred on its lees to promote the silky texture that feels so good in your mouth. Taste the layers of citrus, melon and pear, and outstanding fruit and acid balance.
Intense and lively, with bright, tart lemon, grass and subtle vanilla flavors that keep their focus through the finish.
A richer, more complex style, with delicate layers of citrus and pear accented with subtle grassy notes. The creamy mouthfeel is balanced by an elegant, crisp finish.
Food Pairings for Simi Sauvignon Blanc
65400 cases produced.
Aged in Steel.
|Alcohol: 13.5%||pH: 3.36|
|Total Acidity: 6.2 grams per liter|
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