simonsblanc

 

Simonsbanc wht

A well-rounded, fruity, white blend of Chenin/Colombar. Easy drinking and ready to enjoy immediately. Partner to our popular Simonsrood – OUR PERFECT COUPLE

 

Tasting Notes

A well-rounded, fruity white blend busting with flavours of guava, peach and apricot. Ready to enjoy immediately.

 

Enjoy With

Salads, roasted/grilled fish, or a baguette with your favourite filling.

 

Wine Of Origin

Western Cape

 

Geography

Western Cape Province of South Africa – Paarl and surrounding areas.Cold wet winters, hot dry summers.

 

In The Vineyard

East facing vineyards with 5-Wire Perold trellising system. Planting density at 1,2 x 2,7 metres. Basic canopy-, yield-, and crop management, additional watering after veraizon. Harvesting from mid-February to mid-March.

 

The Harvest

YIELD: 12 – 15 t/haBALLING AT HARVEST: 22B

 

In The Cellar

Grapes are crushed and destalked. Fermentation in stainless steel tanks @ 10 – 12°C for 5 to 10 days.  On completion of fermentation the wines blended and are racked, stabilized and filtered prior to bottling.

 

Blend Information

Blend of Chenin Blanc and Colombar

 

Technical Analysis

Winemaker Ryan Puttick
Alcohol 12% Vol
pH 3,39
Residual Sugar 6,90 g/l
Total Acid 5,70 g/l
Volatile Acid 0,28 g/l
S02 45 mg/l

 

Characteristics

Type White
Style Off-Dry
Taste Slightly Fruity