LE POMMIER ROSÈ 2020
IN THE VINEYARD
Situation: Banghoek valley – East and north-south facing row direction
Distance from sea: Approximately 23.5km
Soil Type: Gritty sand, scree covering granite, deposits of weathering products of granite
Age of vines: 5-12 years; Trellising: Vertical hedge; Pruning: Cordon; Irrigation: Drip
Picking date: February 2020
Yield: 8 tons/ha average
Alc. 12.95% | Acid: 5.7g/l | Residual Sugar: 1.0g/l | pH: 3.39
IN THE CELLAR
The grapes were de-stemmed and crushed. The juice was immediately pressed and cold settled for 2 days at 8ºC. Thereafter the clear juice was racked off its lees and inoculated. After fermentation the wine was left on the fine lees in stainless steel tanks for 3 months.
Malolactic fermentation: None
Wood ageing: None; Bottled: June 2020
Easily accessible and should be enjoyed now.
Great summertime refresher and pairs well with salads and white meat dishes, Le Pommier’s BBQ chicken pizza or authentic Bobotie.
98% Sauvignon Blanc; 2 % Cabernet Franc
2019 VINTAGE AWARDS
Gold – SA Women’s Wine & Spirit Awards
Double – Gold Rosé Rocks
Gold – Gold Wine Awards
(Excellent Wines at price)
Silver – Ultra Value Wine Challenge