Kleine Draken Semi Sweet Rosé 2009

Colour: Radiant pink colour.
Nose: Strawberry and tropical flavours on the nose.
Palate: Sweet on palate with a crisp acidity. Well balanced.

Will complement fish and pasta dishes.

variety : Sauvignon Blanc [ 70% Sauvignon Blanc, 15% Cabernet Sauvignon, 15% Weisser Riesling ]
winery : Kleine Draken
winemaker : Jean van Rooyen
wine of origin : Paarl
analysis : alc : 11.20 % vol  rs : 24.9 g/l  pH : 3.42  ta : 5.8 g/l  fso2 : 27 mg/l  
type : Rose  style : Semi Sweet  taste : Fruity   kosher
pack : Bottle  closure : Screwcap  

in the vineyard : Irrigation: Overhead
Trellis System: extended Perold
Soil: Decomposed granite
Climate: Hot dry summers & heavy winter rains

about the harvest: 
Type: Hand picked
Date: 30 January, 24 February & 5 March 2009
Yield: 8 tons / ha

in the cellar : The different grape varieties were picked and fermented separately. Before bottling the blend was made to produce a semi-sweet Rosé with a radiant pink colour. The wine received a light filtration prior to bottling.

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