Nederburg 1791 Rose 2018

Lovely pale rose. Aromas of candy floss, cherries and strawberries with a hint of spice. Clean, fruity and refreshing flavours with a good acid structure.

Excellent with smoked salmon, summer salads or vegetarian dishes.

variety : Pinotage | Pinotage, Shiraz, Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot
winery : Nederburg Wines
winemaker : Elmarie Botes
wine of origin : Western Cape
analysis : alc : 16.0 % vol  rs : 16.0 g/l  pH : 3.22  ta : 6.27 g/l  
type : Rose  style : Dry  body : Light  taste : Fruity  
pack : Bottle  size : 750ml  closure : Screwcap  

Soft and approachable premium wines inspired by more than two centuries of winemaking begun by Nederburg's founder, Philippus Wolvaart, who bought the land in Paarl in 1791. This wine is made from a blend of Pinotage, Shiraz, Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot grapes.

Available: Europe/UK

in the vineyard : The grapes were sourced from vineyards in Paarl, Wellington, Durbanville, Stellenbosch and Darling areas. The vines, planted between 1985 and 1995 at altitudes of 50m to 150m above sea level, are grown in a variety of soils and terroirs suiting the cultivars. Grafted onto nematode-resistant rootstocks Richter 99, R110 and 101-114, the vines received supplementary irrigation.

in the cellar : 

The grapes were harvested by hand and machine at 19º to 22º Balling in January and February. The fruit was crushed and allowed four to six hours of skin contact to extract the delicate rose colour and varietal aromas. The juice was fermented in stainless-steel tanks at 15°C.

CELLARMASTER Andrea Freeborough

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