Groot Constantia Blanc de Noir 2014

This attractive strawberry pink blend is made from 60% Merlot and 40% Cabernet Sauvignon. This wine shows flavours of strawberries, red cherries, Raspberries and hints of green pepper. These fruit flavours combine with a good acidity to give a long lasting mouth feel.

Chicken salad with fresh coconut and spicy prawn salad.

variety : Merlot | 60% Merlot, 40% Cabernet Sauvignon
winemaker : Boela Gerber
wine of origin : Constantia
analysis : alc : 12.88 % vol  rs : 2.5 g/l  pH : 3.24  ta : 5.20 g/l  
type : Rose  style : Dry  
pack : Bottle  size : 750ml  closure : Cork  

in the vineyard : 

Mediterranean climate with cool breezes from the Atlantic Ocean. Average rainfall of 1100mm per annum. This wine comes from various blocks that vary between 48m and 148m above sea level. All the slopes are south to south east facing.

Soil type: Glenrosa and Hutton

about the harvest: 

Dateof Harvest : End January

The Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon grapes were picked between 20 - 24° balling.

in the cellar : The wine was cold fermented at 120 – 13°C  in stainless steel tanks. After fermentation the wine is left on the lees for four months before being racked, fined and stabilized in preparation for bottling.

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