Simi Sauvignon Blanc Sonoma County 2007
Usually when in the wine shop, I try to pick up a bottle (or vintage) that I’ve never tasted before — to me, exploration and discovering something new is what wine drinking is all about. Once in a while, though — and often when I’m purchasing a bottle for someone else — I pick up a wine that I know well, and know I can “count on”. Most of these “staples” are always available, easy to find, match with a wide variety of dishes, a good value for the money, and most importantly, are reliable and consistent from year to year. Simi Sauvignon Blanc is one of those wine “staples” I purchase over and over.
Tasting Notes: Simi Sauvignon Blanc
Bright, clean aroma of fresh citrus â€“ lemon, lime â€“ and a hint of something green, such as herbal or grass. Equally clean and bright and expressive on the palate, with delicious ripe green and citrus fruit. Again, lemony and limey flavors dominate, with some pink grapefruit, herbal notes, and a touch of ginger spice. Texture is glassy smooth, almost creamy. Good acidity for food matching. Finishes with pleasant flavor and some tart apple notes. Overall an easy drinking, enjoyable white wine that doesnâ€™t have to be ice cold and is nice by itself, and a good match for simply prepared white fish, pork, chicken, salads, veggies.
a-8 t-8 b-9 fc-9 v-7 ~ 91 Points
Website: Simi Winery