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Swartland Stories Pinotage Rose 2017
Technical Analysis
Winemaker
: Dewald Huisamen
Main Variety : Pinotage
Alcohol : 13.5 %vol
pH : 3.3
RS : 6.4 g/l
Total Acid : 6.01 g/l
Volatile Acidity : 0.26 g/l
Appellation : Swartland
Characteristics
Type : Rose
Style : Dry
Taste : Fruity


Tasting Notes
The wine has ripe peach and apricot aromas, with attractive raspberry and tropical fruit.  Mouthfeel shows good volume and soft aftertaste.
Blend Information
100% Pinotage
Food Suggestions
Perfect match for summer salads, smoked salmon and lovely as a welcoming drink with canapés.
Serving temperature: 12° C
In The Vineyard
Geographical location:  Riebeekberg
Vineyard: Trellised
About The Harvest
Manual harvesting of grapes.
Yield: 8 tons per hectare
In The Cellar
Four hours skin contact for the extraction of a light pink colour.  Fermentation maintained at a controlled temperature (14° - 16° C) in stainless steel tank. After fermentation the wines was left on the lees for approximately two months to enhance complexity.

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Swartland Stories Pinotage Rose 2017 Dewald Huisamen Pinotage

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