As one of Phu Quoc finest wines, Sim (the Vietnamese name of Rose Myrtle) is also rated as one of the best wine in Vietnam. The wine is made of the ripe Rose Myrtle and a little bit of yeast, and has a very special flavor. The jungle Rose Myrtle is uniquely special because of its bitterness combines with sweetness.
Phu Quoc has a cool climate, suitable for the Rose Myrtle to grow all year, but it only ripes on the first month of the lunar new year. The rose myrtle, when it was growing had a color like rose, but when it ripped, the color turned purple. The wine is not only a drink of nature but also a cure for many types of illnesses. It helps the drinker eat better, sleep better; strengthen the muscle of the elders, diarrhea, digest illnesses. It also helps patients with kidney diseases.