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Simonsig Chenin Blanc

Simonsig Chenin Blanc

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Simonsig Chenin Blanc: Discover the Vibrant Flavours of Stellenbosch


South African Chenin Blanc is a delightful alternative for lovers of Sauvignon Blanc and Pinot Grigio. Simonsig Chenin Blanc, crafted in the renowned Stellenbosch wine region, exemplifies the potential of this versatile grape. Expect a lively, aromatic wine with refreshing acidity and beautiful stone fruit flavours. Let's explore its nuances and ideal food pairings.

Tasting Notes

  • Appearance: Simonsig Chenin Blanc exhibits a pale straw colour with subtle green hues.
  • Nose: Fragrant aromas of ripe pear, yellow peach, melon, and a hint of tropical fruit burst from the glass, along with delicate floral notes.
  • Palate: The palate delivers on the promise of the nose, with juicy stone fruit flavours leading the way. Hints of pineapple, citrus, and a touch of honey add complexity. Balanced acidity provides a refreshing backbone, making this wine exceptionally food-friendly. The finish is crisp and clean, with lingering notes of pear and citrus.

Food Pairing Suggestions

Simonsig Chenin Blanc's versatile flavour profile makes it a delightful pairing partner for a range of dishes:

  • Seafood: Perfect with grilled white fish, prawns with lemon and herbs, or a classic fish and chips.
  • Salads: Complements the freshness of a goat cheese and beetroot salad or a summery chicken salad with a citrus dressing.
  • Spicy Cuisine: Its subtle sweetness and refreshing acidity balance the heat in Thai or Indian curries.
  • Creamy Dishes: Pairs beautifully with creamy pasta sauces or a rich risotto.

About Simonsig Chenin Blanc

Hailing from the heart of the Stellenbosch Winelands, this Chenin Blanc is a testament to the expertise of the Malan family, pioneers of South African winemaking.  Crafted from grapes grown in the region's unique terroir, it showcases the vibrancy and character that have made South African Chenin Blanc a favourite amongst wine enthusiasts.

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