Simi Sauvignon Blanc 2007
Origin: Sonoma County, California
Blend: Sauvignon Blanc (95%, Semillon 5%)
Alcohol Content: 13.5%
Bottle Closure: Natural Cork
Purchase Date: March 2009
Purchase price: $13.99
Our review: Pale yellow with hints of gold in color, this wine has a citrus blend aroma with prominent floral (orange blossom) notes. Of moderate body and very smooth on the palate, the ever so slightly sweet fruit flavors are nicely balanced with a mild acidity. A touch of mineral character is introduced into the finish which is lengthy and expressive.
Our rating: This is a very nice wine. We served ours with grilled chicken and stir-fried vegetables and found it most satisfying. It should, however, pair well with most poultry or fish dishes. Above Average, nearly Excellent.
Taste profile from the winemaker: "Appearance: Bright, light straw with a slight green cast. Aroma: Liime zest, honey dew melon, fresh grass and green fig lifted by a hint of minerality. Flavor: Citrusy blend of lemon, lime, mandarin and grapefruit, sweetened with green apple and fig layered with minerals and a crisp, clean finish."
Simi Sauvignon Blanc 2007 is available to purchase from Wine.com.
Winery website: Simi Winery. The bottle image is slightly different from the wine reviewed here.