Hillcrest Cabernet Sauvignon Rose 2013

Beautiful salmon pink colour, lovely hints of strawberries and red berries with a touch of floral characters on the nose. Dry, with fresh, zippy acidity. Fruit bomb exploding on your pallet with nice long lingering finish. A summer sun delight.

variety : Cabernet Sauvignon [ 100% Cabernet Sauvignon ]
winery : Hillcrest Estate
winemaker : _
wine of origin : Durbanville
analysis : alc : 13.73 % vol  rs : 3.7 g/l  pH : 3.39  ta : 5.9 g/l  
type : Rose  style : Dry  taste : Fruity  
pack : Bottle  closure : Screwcap  

in the vineyard : 
VINEYARD: North West facing
SOIL TYPE: Well drained oak leave
VINEYARD AREA: 1.2 hectares
TRELLIS: Vertical shoot positioning (VSP) with 2 movable wires
IRRIGATION: At crucial times during grape development.
CLONES: S Rootstock Richter 110

about the harvest: The grapes were harvested in late February 

in the cellar : 
DEGREE BALLING: Varied between 21.8º and 22.2º
FERMENTATION: Single vineyard fermented at 12ºC in separate tanks using Fermicru Rosè yeasts. Fermentation time varied between 12 and 14 days.

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