Douglas Green Pinotage Rosé 2011

Douglas Green Pinotage Rosé 2011

Colour: Brilliant clear pink with an orange tinge.
Nose: Distinct nose rich in freshly crushed strawberry flavours with ripe cherry nuances and hints of Turkish delight.
Palate: Burst of crushed strawberries on the palate with touches of spice. A soft dry finish with a fruity aftertaste.
Overall: An attractive well balanced Rose wine, gushing with rich red berry aromas and flavours.

On its own or with salmon, spicy chicken salads, paella, roast gammon or pork and sweet and sour dishes.

variety : Pinotage [ 100% Pinotage ]
winemaker : .
wine of origin : Western Cape
analysis : 
type : Rose  style : Dry  taste : Fruity  
pack : Bottle  closure : Screwcap  

in the vineyard : The Pinotage grapes are sourced from vineyards chosen for producing the quality grapes required for this style of Rosé.

about the harvest: The grapes are harvested at optimum ripeness (23° - 25° B) to allow full flavour development and the desired sugar content. Yields are typically 8-10 tons/ha.

in the cellar : The grapes are pressed and crushed to obtain the desired colour and flavour extraction. The wine is then settled and fermented at 14ºC for approximately 14 days.

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