Allee Bleue Brut Rose 2012

Allee Bleue Brut Rose 2012

A fresh and lively MCC filled with delicate flavours of strawberries, rose petals and candyfloss. The palate is clean and refreshing with great balance and zesty minerality. Memories in a bottle. Apply within.

Will pair well with bruschettas topped with fresh salmon and a herb cream cheese. Sushi platters with Tempura prawns, Norwegian Salmon Roses and Tuna Nigiri.

variety : Pinotage [ 71 % Pinotage; 20 % Chenin Blanc; 9 % Pinot Noir ]
winemaker : Van Zyl Du Toit
wine of origin : 
analysis : alc : 12.7 % vol  rs : 8.4 g/l  pH : 3.23  ta : 7.0 g/l  
type : Sparkling  style : Off Dry  
pack : Bottle  size : 0  closure : Cork  

ageing : Drink now or in the next 2 - 3 years.

in the cellar : Style of wine: Bottle fermented sparkling wine (MCC)

Vinification
Made in the traditional way, this wine was blended only using the cuvee (first pressing). A blend of Pinotage, Chenin Blanc and Pinot Noir was used to emphasize the fruit on this Brut Rose. After bottling, the wine spent 10 months on the lees to develop the delicate brioche flavours that these wines are known for. Disgorgement took place in August 2013 and the wine will develop further richness on the cork.

Maturation: Tank fermented and then bottle fermented and aged for 10 months.

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