Babylonstoren Mourvedre Rose 2016

Babylonstoren Mourvedre Rose 2016

COLOUR: light pink salmon colour.
BOUQUET: raspberries and rose petals on the nose.
TASTE: strawberry yoghurt on the palate with candy-floss finish and fresh acidity for a delicious, lingering mouth-feel.

GASTRONOMIC SUGGESTIONS: a wine for fish dishes, especially trout and salmon.

variety : Mourvedre [ 100% Mourvèdre ]
winery : Babylonstoren
winemaker : Klaas Stoffberg & Charl Coetzee
wine of origin : Western Cape
analysis : alc : 13.0 % vol  rs : 2.3 g/l  pH : 3.30  ta : 5.8 g/l  
type : Rose  style : Dry  body : Light  taste : Fragrant  
pack : Bottle  size : 0  closure : Cork  

AWARDS

DWWA Silver Medal (90/100)
IWC Bronze
John Platter Wine Guide 2016 - 4 Stars

ageing : PRESERVATION: preferably drink within one year after production.

in the vineyard : AREA OF PRODUCTION: on the slopes of the Simonsberg Mountain as well as various pockets from the Franschhoek Valley, Western Cape, South Africa.
SOIL COMPOSITION: Klapmuts/Longlands type soils of Malmesbury shale origin.

about the harvest: Grapes were given 2 hours skin contact in the press after which it underwent cold fermentation in stainless steel tanks for 3 weeks. Racked of primary lees and kept on thin lees for 3 months before bottling.

in the cellar : VINIFICATION & PRODUCTION SYSTEM: grapes were given 3 hours skin contact in the press after which it underwent cold fermentation in stainless steel tanks for 3 weeks. Racked of fermentation lees and kept on thin lees for 3 months before bottling

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