Sutherland Grenache Rosé 2018 (6/case) (R99/bottle)

Sutherland Grenache Rosé 2018 (6/case) (R99/bottle)

Regular price R 594.00 Sale

Dry and deliciously refreshing, our Grenache Rosé offers layers of berries and red fruit aromas with a hint of white pepper on the palate. The wine is full of flavour with a crisp finish.

Maturation

Enjoy now or over the next 2 years.

Food Pairing

An aperitif, or with sushi and light dishes.

VITICULTURAL PRACTICES

Varietal Grenache 100%

Root stock Mgt 101-14

Soil type Glenrosa

Age of vines Planted 2006

Plant density 1962 vines/ha

Trellising Vertical shoot positioning/Vertical hedge with 3 sets of canopy wires

Pruning Spur pruning (2 bud)

Yield 4.18 t/ha

Irrigation Supplementary drip

Vintage A warm, dry vintage with a late start, resulted in smaller tonnage but yielding balanced, well structured wines with lovely intensity.

Picking date 22 February 2018

Grape sugar 19.4 °B

Acidity 7.17 g/l

pH at harvest 3.19
 
WINEMAKING PRACTICES

Yeasts Fermicru Rose

Fermentation temp 14 °C

Method De-stalked, crushed to press, cold soaked overnight, settling followed by fermentation in tank.
 
WINE DETAILS

Residual sugar 4.9g/l

pH 3.22

Total acid 6.0 g/l

Alcohol 11.53 %

Maturation 2018 - 2020
 
WINEMAKER'S COMMENTS Dry and deliciously refreshing, our Grenache Rosé offers layers of berries and red fruit aromas with a hint of white pepper on the palate. The wine is full of flavour with a crisp finish.
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