Backsberg Pinotage Rosé 2020

Backsberg Pinotage Rosé 2020

Red fruit flavours of cherry and strawberry give way to minty freshness gleaned from earlier picked fruit. Lightly tinted from red grape skins, this
salmon hued wine is fruity and juicy on the palate. Low in tannins, it displays delightful notes of melon, ripe tropical fruit and strawberry.

Pair with seafood dishes and salads or enjoy with light lunches. The perfect partner to Mediterranean platters of olives, cheese, charcuterie and French bread.

variety : Pinotage [ 85% Pinotage, 15% Other ]
winemaker : Alicia Rechner
wine of origin : Coastal Region
analysis : alc : 12.8 % vol  rs : 5.9 g/l  pH : 3.52  ta : 5.33 g/l  
type : Rose  style : Dry  body : Light  taste : Fruity  
pack : Bottle  size : 750ml  closure : Screwcap  


2020 John Platter - 82 Points

ageing : Best enjoyed within 2 years

in the vineyard : A combination of trellised and bush vines from both Wellington and Paarl regions.

in the cellar : Pinotage grapes are picked before they are fully ripe at 21 degree Balling with the red fruit being processed similarly to a white wine. The grapes are crushed and pressed, followed by a cool fermentation in stainless steel.

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