Simonsig Chenin Blanc 2006

Chenin Blanc from South Africa

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Item No. 88770
  • ST87
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Winemaker's Notes

This very rich, full-bodied Chenin Blanc has a vibrant straw color with sweet fruit aromas of Golden Delicious apples and pears. A tropical fruit salad of melons, guavas and pineapples fill the palate. Sun-ripened grapes and a hint of Botrytis add to the mouthfilling intensity that lingers on the finish.

Serving Hints: This wine should be served slightly chilled as an aperitif, or with lighter dishes.

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(9/27/2010)
Full bodied chardonnay characteristics. This is not a meek wine.
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Learn About Simonsig Map ItMap It

The Simonsig vineyard lies Northwest of Stellenbosch and is privately owned by the Malan family. It produces some of the finest red and white wines as well as a sparkling wine made by the Cap Classique Methode - the local Champenoise. The Stellenbosch region is recognized as the best wine producing area in South Africa and lies 45 kilometres east of Cape Town. The first Malan...

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Learn About South Africa

South Africa A long history of growing grapes and making wine, but less of a history on exporting it, and even lesser on the quality aspect. At the turn of the century (1900, that is), a surplus of wine in South Africa created a hierarchy of cooperatives, the biggest and best known being KWV. This organization seemed to favor quantity over quality and had most...

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Learn About Chenin Blanc

Chenin Blanc (SHEN-uhn Blahnk) Model of Versatility The best representation of the Chenin Blanc grape can be found in the Loire Valley of France - more specifically, the regions of Vouvray, Savennieres, Anjou and Samur. The versatility of the grape allows it to produce wines both dry and sweet, still and sparkling - and you can find all examples in the...

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The full bodied wine is a vibrant straw color. Beautiful aromas of ripe tropical fruit like pineapples, pears guavas leaping ...
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