Le Pommier Dry Rosé 2003

Shimmering pink shades mirroring a silver foreground label. Delicious strawberry, cherry and rose petal wafts on the nose. The flavours follow through on a dry, clean and crisp palate.

Perfect for summer lunch or picnic.

variety : Shiraz | 45% Shiraz, 45% Cabernet Franc, 10% Petit Verdot
winemaker : Bruwer Raats
wine of origin : 
analysis : alc : 13.0 % vol  rs : 2.5 g/l  pH : 3.28  ta : 5.35 g/l  
type : Rose  style : Dry  body : Light  taste : Fruity  
pack : Bottle  size : 0  closure : 0  

ageing : To be enjoyed as a young fresh wine.

in the vineyard : Situation: north south row direction
Altitude: 280m
Distance from sea: approximately 10km
Soil Type : Oakleaf with coffee stone in the topsoil, overlaying a gravel soil and clay subsoil.
Rootstock: R99
Age of vines: 6 years
Trellising: Vertical hedge
Pruning: Cordon
Irrigation: drip

about the harvest: Picking date: 05/03/2003 and 12/03/2003
Yield: 4 tons/ha average

in the cellar : Fermentation Temp: 14 degrees Celsius
Yeast: Vin 13
Description: The grapes were crushed and destemmed. The juice was left on the skins for 12 hours before it was drawn off.
Malolactic fermentation: None
Wood aging: None
Bottled: 2nd August 2003
Production: 277 x 12

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