Kleine Draken Semi Sweet Rosé 2009

Technical Analysis

Winemaker - Jean van Rooyen
Main Variety - Sauvignon Blanc
Alcohol - 11.20 %vol
pH - 3.42
RS - 24.9 g/l
Total Acid - 5.8 g/l
Free SO2 - 27 mg/l
Appellation - Paarl

Characteristics

Type - Rose
Style - Semi Sweet
Taste - Fruity


Tasting Notes

Colour: Radiant pink colour.
Nose: Strawberry and tropical flavours on the nose.
Palate: Sweet on palate with a crisp acidity. Well balanced.

Blend Information

70% Sauvignon Blanc, 15% Cabernet Sauvignon, 15% Weisser Riesling

Food Suggestions

Will complement fish and pasta dishes.

In The Vineyard

Irrigation: Overhead
Trellis System: extended Perold
Soil: Decomposed granite
Climate: Hot dry summers & heavy winter rains

About The Harvest

Type: Hand picked
Date: 30 January, 24 February & 5 March 2009
Yield: 8 tons / ha

In The Cellar

The different grape varieties were picked and fermented separately. Before bottling the blend was made to produce a semi-sweet Rosé with a radiant pink colour. The wine received a light filtration prior to bottling.


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