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Simonsig Roussanne, Stellenbosch, South Africa

Stellenbosch, South Africa

SIMONSIGROUS16

Tasting Notes

Enticing floral aromas layered with white peach, pear and quince. The subtle oak adds depth and richness to the wine, giving way to a velvety finish.

Food Matches

White Meat & Pasta- creamy & Thai Curry

Wine Profile

Wine Type White Wine

Vintage 2016

Style Crisp, Dry Whites

Country South Africa

Region Stellenbosch

Grower Name Simonsig

Grape Variety Roussanne

ABV 13.00%

Closure Natural Cork

Allergens Sulphites

SKU 16143496

Grower

Simonsig

Simonsig

Simonsig Estate upholds the legendary status of pioneering wine excellence shaped by the Malan dynasty's devotion to quality and innovative winemaking. Named after its dramatic views of the Simonsberg Mountain, the estate is ideally situated in Stellenbosch, South Africa's premier wine region, 45 km east of Cape Town. Here the cool maritime Mediterranean climate and… Read More

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Region

Stellenbosch

Stellenbosch

Stellenbosch is arguably the most important wine-producing region in the Republic of South Africa, and home to the country's only University offering professional degrees in both Oenology and Viticulture.Situated to the east and just inland from Cape Town, the region produces many of the country's finest red wines from a range of varieties including Cabernet… Read More

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Grape

Roussanne

Roussanne is named for its russet-coloured skin. A tricky variety to cultivate, resulting in lower yields, it produces aromatic wines with bright fruit and floral characteristics. Though originating in the Rhône Valley where it is used in many of the regional blends, it is now being planted around the world. Read More

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