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Edi Simcic, Sauvignon Riserva
(SOH-veen-yon ree-ZAYR-vah)

 

Tasting Notes: This voluptuous Sauvignon bursts with rich varietal character on the nose. Its fully developed body offers a fine mineral core, with notes of sage, apricots, white peach, and white blossoms. With bottle aging, mature fruits and spices are more and more present. With excellent balance and earthy aromatic persistence, Simcic’s Sauvignon shines and is rounded off with a very long, complex finish.

Location Goriška Brda, Slovenia.
(Town of Vipolže)
7.5 hectares.
Soil Ponca.
Estate Edi Simcic.
(AY-dee SEEM-chitch)
Vine Double-Cane Guyot. Single-Cane Cordon.
5,500-7,500 vines/hectare.
.5 bottle/plant yield.
Winemaker Edi & Aleks Simcic.
(AY-dee SEEM-chitch)
(AHL-eks SEEM-chitch)
Vinification Fermentation with contact on the skins at an ambient temp.
Varietals 100% Sauvignon Blanc. Barrel 1st, 2nd, and 3rd passage French oak.
Residual Sugar 2.4 grams per liter. Maturation 12 months in the barrel.
4 months in the bottle.
Acidity 5.0 grams per liter. Vintage Production 300 cases.
Alcohol 14.0% by volume. Foot Fairing Grilled halibut, roasted chicken with olive oil, rosemary, and sea salt, and pasta with shaved truffle.
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