Friday, November 8, 2013

Simonsig grabs a fistful of 90+ ratings in Wine Advocate’s SA Wine Report

Issued by: GC Communications on behalf of Simonsig Estate

                                                          Simonsig Chenin Avec Chéne

Simonsig has triumphed in the USA with no less than five wines scoring 90 points or more in Wine Advocate’s 2013 report on South African Wines by accomplished wine commentator, Neal Martin.

Simonsig Frans Malan Cape Blend
Published in the October issue of Wine Advocate and on, Martin’s 2013 South African Wine Report recommends Simonsig red wines in particular describing them as "consistent from start to finish" with good ageability.

Simonsig Tiara 
Three top tier Simonsig reds, all from the 2010 vintage, broke through the 90 point barrier with the highest score of 91/100 awarded to the Simonsig Frans Malan Cape blend followed by 90 points for both the Tiara – Simonsig’s flagship Bordeaux-style blend – and the highly acclaimed Redhill Pinotage.

Simonsig Kaapse Vonkel Brut Rosé
The generous  2012 vintage hailed for delivering intense, lively flavours, also brought Simonsig its share of rewards with a 91 point score from Martin for the Simonsig Chenin avec Chêne  and 90  for the vibrant Kaapse Vonkel Brut Rosé.  

Simonsig Pinotage Redhill

Simonsig Wine Estate is located outside Stellenbosch, on the Kromme Rhee road between the R44 and R304. For more information on Simonsig Estate contact Tel: (021) 888 4915 or visit