Pinotage Rosé 2017

This soft, easy drinking wine has a fresh bouquet of strawberry and blackberry fruits.

 

VARIETAL 100 % Pinotage Rosé
   
ORIGIN Breedekloof
   
SOIL TYPES Glenrosa & Sandstone
   
CLIMATE Moderate Mediterranean
   
AGE OF VINES 16 years
   
VINEYARD AREA 20 ha
   
YIELD PER HECTARE 11 ton/ha
   
TRELLISED Extended 6 wire Perold
   
IRRIGATION Supplementary
   
CLONE PI 45 I
   
HARVEST DATES end Feb
   
DEGREE BALLING AT HARVEST 22.5 °B
   
VINIFICATION 6h skin contact and cold fermentation for 3 weeks a 12°C.
   
MATURATION N/A
   
AGING 1 – 3 years
   
TECHNICAL ANALYSIS  
Density 0.9900
Alcohol 11.89 %
pH 3.28
Residual Sugar 2.4
Volatile Acidity 0.30
Total Acidity 5.5
FSO2 48
TSO2 106
   

 

SERVING SUGGESTION
Seafood linguine or summertime salad with fresh asparagus, chicken and new potatoes.

 

AWARDS

Veritas 2017 – Silver

Veritas 2015 – Silver

Michelangelo 2013 – Gold

Veritas 2013 – Silver