Cederberg Sustainable Rose 2015

The Cederberg Rosé, made of single vineyard shiraz on sandstone soil, shows elegant aromas of strawberries, watermelon and cotton candy.  It has a dry entry with a creamy palate yet it has a crisp finish. This shiraz-based Rosé has an exotic coral pink appearance, a real summer refresher!

Alcohol 13 % vol Sugar 3.8 g/l TA 6.2 g/l pH 3.50

Platter’s SA Wine Guide ’15: 3.5 stars – 2014 vintage
Gold Wine Awards ’14: Gold – 2014 vintage
Platter’s SA Wine Guide ’14: 3.5 stars – 2013

Facing: North west
Soil types: Sandstone
Age of vines: 17 years
Vineyard area: 1.0 ha
Yield per hectare: 10 t/ha
Trellised: Extended 6 wire Perold
Irrigation: Supplementary
Clone: SH22/R99
Harvest date: 6 March 2015
Degree balling at harvest: Early morning hand harvested at 22.5°B
Vinification: Cold crush 8°C, skin contact for 7 hours, press and settle for 2 days at 10°C, fermented for 24 days at 13°C with selected yeast strains
Optimum drinking time: 1 – 2 years after release

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