Stormhoek Sparkling Moscato Rosé 2011

This wine has a very nice Pink colour with Lovely aromas of strawberry accompanied by a juicy fruit palate with adequate acidity on the finish for a balanced structured.

Suitable for Vegetarians and Vegans.

variety : Muscat de Frontignan [ Muscat base with blend of Red cultivars ]
winery : Origin Wine
winemaker : Alain Cajeux
wine of origin : Western Cape
analysis : alc : 11.0 % vol  rs : 30.0 g/l  pH : 3.4  ta : 5.5 g/l  va : 0.35 g/l  so2 : 65 mg/l  fso2 : 30 mg/l  
type : Sparkling  style : Semi Sweet  taste : Fruity  
pack : Bottle  closure : Cork  

in the vineyard : Area planted: 21 ha
Age of vines: 11 and 18 years
Rootstock: Richter 99
Clone: SH 22 and HE 247
Trellis system: 3 wire
Irrigation: yes
Vine density: 2000/ha
Soil: Hutton & Clay
Climate: Zone III Winkler scale

about the harvest: Date: Middle March
Type: Handpicked
Yield: 9 - 13 ton/ha

in the cellar : Crushing/Destemming: Gentle destalking
Tanks (type): Stainless steel
Fermentation protocol (vessel, temp, du ration): Low temperature max 14°C
Yeast Strain: VIN 7
Malolactic (y/n): No
Lees contact / battonage: No
Barrel ageing (oak type, % of blend, duration): No
Fining: Bentonite
Filtration: Kieselguhr
Stabilisation: Cold at -4°C

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Muscat de Frontignan