A crisp, zesty Rosé that has a soft coral-coloured hue that invites a taste. Candy floss , strawberry and raspberry flavours on the nose follow through onto the palate.
A variety of red meat dishes. Superb with Fish or Chicken.
WINE OF ORIGIN
Western Cape Province of South Africa Cold wet winters, hot dry summers.
IN THE VINEYARD
Vineyards planted on warmer north and north westerly slopes. Vineyards are trellised, 5 wire Perold system, with basic canopy and crop management. Vineyards only receive supplemental irrigation. Harvested mid February to the beginning of March.
YIELD: 10 – 12 t/ha
BALLING AT HARVEST: 24,5 – 26°B
IN THE CELLAR
Fermented on skins for 7 – 12 days after which the skins are pressed and the wine is inoculated with malolactic bacteria to initiate a secondary fermentation. On completion of malolactic fermentation, the wine is matured in French oak 3 – 4 months. There after the wine is filtered and stabilized prior to bottling.
100% Shiraz Rosè