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Koopmanskloof Pinotage Rosé 2016
Technical Analysis
: Stephan Smit
Main Variety : Pinotage
Alcohol : 13.0 %vol
pH : 3.3
RS : 2.8 g/l
Total Acid : 6.2 g/l
Appellation : Stellenbosch
Type : Rose
Style : Dry
Taste : Fruity

Tasting Notes

The wine has a vibrant salmon pink colour. Fresh aromas of strawberry and raspberry on the nose with hints of floral and citrus. Beautifully balanced on the palate with good natural acidity which results in a crisp clean finish.
Blend Information
100% Pinotage
Food Suggestions
Enjoy on its own, or with salads, open sandwiched or variety of fish dishes.
In The Vineyard
Soil type: Ferricreet
Irrigation: Drip irrigation
Vineyards: Bushvine against Bottelary Hills; east-west row direction

About The Harvest
Fruit harvested at 22° Balling.
In The Cellar
Fruit selected from specific Pinotage blocks. Harvested beginning of February early in the morning. Skin contact for approximately 6 hours and then removed from the skins. Fermentation in stainless steel tank, as with white wine production. Inoculation with selected dried yeast, fermented for two weeks at temperatures of 12 - 14 degrees Celsius.
Additional Information

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