Jamie’s wine of the week. 5/6/20

Simonsig ‘Kaapse VonKel’
Brut Rosé 2016
Regular Price: $25.99
Sale Price: $16.99

Made in the Methodé
Cap Classique, Simonsig ‘Kaapse
Vonkel’ Brut Rosé showcases exquisite
South African fruit through traditional
Champagne techniques. Composed
predominantly of Pinot Noir, this sparkler
is unique in that it includes 34% Pinotage.
A cross between Cinsault and Pinot Noir,
Pinotage has become a South African
benchmark variety. Winemaker Johan
Malan and his team hand harvest all of
the fruit for this cuvee which is
co-fermented in stainless steel to
preserve freshness. Rose petals and
red berry fruit are balanced by
crisp acidity and a creamy
mousse. Pair with a fresh summer
salad of spinach and strawberries
topped with pecans and feta,
heirloom tomato
and ricotta tart, or
some take-out

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