Fairview Goats do Roam Rose 2000

The grapes were harvested from vineyards in Paarl, Pikenerskloof, Pedeberg and Malmesbury. The grapes are mostly sourced from dry farmed old bush vines. These are mostly vineyards with small cropping levels. The resulting wine has considerable concentration. The 2000 Goats do Roam is a blend of Pinotage 37%, Grenache32%, Gamay Noir 17%, Shiraz 9% and Cinsaut 5%. Produced in the Saignee method whereby juice was drawn off the fermenting red must.
The different varietals were harvested ripe and crushed. Juice being drawn off the red grapes, and cold fermented at 14 degrees celcius. The wine was very lightly oaked before carefully blended and bottled.

variety : Pinotage [ Pinotage ]
winery : Fairview Wines
winemaker : Anthony de Jager
wine of origin : Coastal
analysis : alc : 13.74 % vol  rs : 3.7 g/l  pH : 3.12  ta : 6.4 g/l  
type : Red  
pack : Bottle  

ageing : This wine is super now. Enjoy over the next year or two.

in the cellar : The Roses colour is a very deep vibrant pink. THe bouquet is of juicy ripe summer berries which is carried through on the palate.

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