Goue Vallei Rosé Sparkling Wine 1999

A brisk semi sweet Rose sparkling wine with lively mousse. Full of nutty/strawberry flavours.

variety : Grenache [ Red Grenache ]
winery : 
winemaker : Johan Delport
wine of origin : Olifantsrivier
analysis : alc : 12.0 % vol  rs : 65.0 g/l  ta : 5.8 g/l  
type : Sparkling  

in the vineyard : These quality grapes were grown on the cool north-facing slopes of the Cedarberg and the Olifant River Mountain ranges which surrounded the Olifants River Valley. Most of these vineyards border on the snow line.

about the harvest: In the southern hemisphere summer lasts from December until the end of February. The grapes are harvested from mid-January until mid-April. The variety for Rosé are harvested from middle February till end February.

in the cellar : Following 24 to 36 hours skin contact in rotortanks to achieve desired colour and flavour. Fermentation proceeds under controlled conditions at 18°C.

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