Org de Rac Merlot Rose 2012

Org de Rac Merlot Rose 2012

This 100% Merlot Rose has prominent pomegranate, strawberry and toffee apples on the nose. The fruit carries very well over onto a balanced palate with hints of grapefruit and lingering apple flavours.

Light meals, smoked salmon and salads.

variety : Merlot [ 100% Merlot ]
winemaker : Gilmar Boshoff
wine of origin : Swartland
analysis : alc : 13 % vol  rs : 2.3 g/l  pH : 3.30  ta : 6.1 g/l  
type : Rose  style : Dry  body : Light  taste : Fruity   organic
pack : Bottle  size : 750ml  closure : Cork  

ageing : 2 years

in the vineyard : erganically farmed, trellised with drip irrigation with different cover crops and organic mulching to stimulate healthy soil microbic activity. Strict pruning and green leaf management, essential for pest control.

about the harvest: Picked at 23.5° balling to ensure riper fruit.
Yield per Ha: Average to 8 tons/ha

in the cellar : Left on the lees for 4 months.

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