Six Hats Pinotage Rosé 2013

A burst of red fruit characteristics makes this a juicy and easy-drinking wine. Lingering strawberry is well-balanced by refreshing acidity.

The wine pairs well with seafood and spicy Asian cuisine.

variety : Pinotage [ 100% Pinotage ]
winemaker : Jaco Brand
wine of origin : Western Cape
analysis : alc : 13.5 % vol  rs : 3.3 g/l  pH : 3.20  ta : 6.9 g/l  
type : Rose  style : Dry  body : Light  taste : Fruity  
pack : Bottle  size : 0  closure : Screwcap  

in the vineyard : Grapes are sourced from Fairtrade certified vineyards predominantly in the Piekenierskloof region. These vineyards are trellised and grow on sandy, loam soils. The vineyards are meticulously farmed and managed to yield below 6 tons per hectare.

about the harvest: Grapes were handpicked very early in the morning allowing the grapes to retain their fruitiness and flavours.
Harvest Date: Second week of February

in the cellar : Cool crushed grapes underwent a 3-hour skin contact in static drainers before being fermented under controlled conditions at 13° C.

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