Swartland Blanc de Noir 2011

Banana-plum flavours from Pinotage on the nose, with a soft well-structured palate that lingers at the finish. Its colour is vibrant onion skin. Serve chilled.

Excellent alone or as an accompaniment to starters such as caviar, prosciutto or smoked salmon.

variety : Pinotage [ Pinotage ]
winery : Swartland Winery
winemaker : Andries Blake
wine of origin : Coastal
analysis : alc : 11.5 % vol  rs : 7.9 g/l  pH : 3.38  ta : 5.28 g/l  so2 : 139 mg/l  fso2 : 46 mg/l  
type : Rose  style : Off Dry  body : Medium  
pack : Bottle  closure : Cork  

ageing : Drink now.

in the vineyard : Warm, dry summers and cold, wet winters. Limited irrigation, mainly dry land, bushvine vineyards.

in the cellar : Pinotage grapes are crushed and skin contact is allowed for one to two hours. Pressed softly in tank press and the juice settle over night. The juice is fermented at a low temperature and the fermentation process is stopped at the required sugar level to produce this natural, slightly sweet wine. After blending the wine was filtered and stored in stainless steel till bottling

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