Tuesday, 29 May 2007

TN : Simi, Cabernet Sauvignon, Alexander Valley, 2004, USA

This wine is 90% Cabernet Sauvignon, 6% Merlot and 1% each of Cabernet Franc, Malbec, Petit Sirah, and Petit Verdot. It spent 13 months is French and American oak. One third of the French oak was new and nine percent of the American oak was new. Total acidity is 6.1 grammes per litre. The Ph is 3.69. The wine was releases in January 2007.

Simi winery was founded in 1876 by the Italian brothers Giuseppe and Pietro Simi.

The winemaker was Steve Reeder.

Colour : Dark Blackcurrant, blueish tones

Aroma : oak, blackcurrants

Taste : smooth, dark berries, slight coffee, oaky finish

Alcohol : 13.5%

Price : 199 SEK

Mark : B

Website : Simi Winery

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