Stormhoek Cape Rosé

2020



The Wine

This wine is produced from grapes sourced in the Western Cape which enjoys a mediterranean style climate.. The vineyards are 12-18 years old with hutton and clay soils. The vineyards are planted at 3,000 vines per hectare and are irrigated.



Harvest Overview

The grapes are handpicked and machine harvested in February. Yields are 8-14 tonnes per hectare. 





Winemaker

Helienne van Zyl


Grape Variety

100% Pinotage


Winemaking

Controlled fermentation in stainless steel tanks at low temperature to maintain fruit aromas. A few hours of skin contact to extract colour and flavour. 


Ageing

None


Tasting Note

Sweet red fruit aromas including strawberries and raspberries with flavours of melon. A juicy, fruity wine with zesty, lemony acidity and freshness. 


Wine Specifications

Alcohol: 12.5% vol
Volatile acidity: 0.4g/L
Total acidity: 6g/L Ph3.5
Residual sugar: 4.5g/L
Allergy advice: Contains sulphites

Suitable for vegetarians and vegans