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.
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.
Three and a half glasses
External Reviews for Simi Sauvignon Blanc
Characteristic of the Sauvignon Blanc grape, the rich fruit of this wine is balanced by a subtle hint of grass, creating a fine crispness with a satisfying finish.
Medium straw. Medium-bodied. Balanced acidity. Moderately extracted. White peach, apples. Reserved, perfumed aromas reveal orchard fruit flavors, with some alcohol warmth and dryness coming through on the finish.
What a nice Sauvignon Blanc. It's bone dry and zesty in acidity, with lemon and lime, grapefruit, vanilla and spice flavors that have a touch of savory gooseberry. Great cocktail wine.
A classic white wine, crisp, dry, pale and brilliant. Made with fruit from their favorite Sonoma County vineyards, and blended with just 9% Sèmillon 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.
Easy and tasty, this is a nice everyday wine, with citrus, vanilla and grass flavors, a tangy bite of acid, and a dry, lemon-and-lime finish.
A lighter-styled wine, with hints of grass, melon, lemon and spice. Bright and refreshing.
Intense and lively, with bright, tart lemon, grass and subtle vanilla flavors that keep their focus through the 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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