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Diemersdal Sauvignon Rosé 2010

Delicate, fruity and lively - distinctive Sauvignon Blanc aromas of passion fruit and lime, with hints of cherries and strawberries flavours of Cabernet Sauvignon. A balanced palate with crisp acidity and fruity undertones.

Served well chilled on any occasion.

variety : Sauvignon Blanc [ 93% Sauvignon Blanc, 7% Cabernet Sauvignon ]
winemaker : Thys Louw, Mari van der Merwe
wine of origin : Durbanville
analysis : alc : 13.45 % vol  rs : 3.45 g/l  pH : 3.4  ta : 6.6 g/l  
type : Rose  
pack : Bottle  closure : Cork  

AWARDS
2009: 4 Stars - John Platter Wine Guide2010
2009: Most innovative wine - Michelangelo International Wine Awards 2009
2008: 3 Stars - John Platter 2009
in the vineyard : Terroir
Slope: Slight Southeast facing slopes
Soil: Decomposed granite with high clay content
Climate: Moderate with cooling sea breezes from the Atlantic Ocean

Viticulture
Trellising: 4 wire Perold
Age of vines: SB - 15 years; CS - 17 years
Irrigation: Dry-land conditions

about the harvest: Yield: SB: 9 t/ha; CS: 12t/ha

in the cellar : Oenology: Vinified separately during 2010 vintage. Traditional reductive Sauvi-gnon Blanc Winemaking. Three weeks before bottling, 7% fresh Cabernet Sauvignon 2010 was added to the Sauvignon Blanc until the perfect rosy coral colour was matched.

Maturation: Post Fermentation lees contact for 3 months, stirred up once a week to enhance mouth feel and concentration. Blended 3 weeks before bottling and stabilization.

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