Lanzerac Premium Pinotage Rosé 2020

Lanzerac Premium Pinotage Rosé 2020

Enjoy this dry Pinotage Rosé on lazy summer days with a refreshing fruit skewer, a salmon salad with strawberry vinaigrette or a twice-baked goat’s cheese soufflés. This iconic Rosé, held in high regard by many generations of Stellenbosch wine-lovers, boasts gentle aromatic notes of perfume and rose petals, redcurrants and crushed strawberries. 

Enjoy this dry Pinotage Rosé on lazy summer days with a frozen strawberry pavé with a fresh fruit coulis, a prawn, mango and avocado salad or with refreshing watermelon, feta and blackberry skewers.

variety : Pinotage [ 100% Pinotage ]
winemaker : Wynand Lategan
wine of origin : Jonkershoek Valley
analysis : alc : 12.94 % vol  rs : 4.9 g/l  pH : 3.42  ta : 5.6 g/l  
type : Rose  style : Off Dry  body : Light  taste : Fruity  
pack : Bottle  size : 750ml  closure : Screwcap  

ageing : Best enjoyed now.

in the vineyard : Grapes for the Lanzerac Pinotage Rosé 2020 was source from a vineyard block, L4, which was planted in 2015 on Lanzerac in the Jonkershoek Valley. The block covers an area of 3 hectares and yielded a crop of 19.20 ton/hectare in 2020.

about the harvest: Harvesting took place on the 22nd and 23rd of January 2020.The grapes were picked at around 21-22˚ Balling.

in the cellar : The grapes were picked at around 21-22˚ Balling and hand sorted before it was destemmed and crushed. Colour extracting took no longer than 2-3 hours before the juice was left to settle for 48 hours at around 13-14˚ Celsius. The clear juice was drawn off the lees and inoculated with a specific commercial yeast strain. Fermentation was controlled at around 14˚ Celsius and took around 10 days to complete.

Skin contact of only 2-3 hours resulted in a beautiful delicate colour and soft fruit flavours. A dry, perfumed and fruity Rosé that is perfect for easy sipping during the warm summer months, the Lanzerac Pinotage Rosé proudly lives up to its name.

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