|8 × 8 × 39 cm
R69.00 VAT Inc.
The grapes were hand-harvested and then cooled to 12°C, before they were whole-bunch pressed – partially in our new, modern basket press. This wine did not have any extended skin contact, to ensure that only the finest juice was used in producing our delicately spiced False Bay Whole Bunch Cinsault Mourvèdre. The wine was allowed to ferment spontaneously in tank, as well as in our wooden fermenters, using the naturally present yeast from the vineyards. The fermentation temperatures were at around 16 – 18°C. It then spent an extended period on the lees prior to bottling, to ensure a well-balanced wine.
The False Bay Rosé is one of restraint and elegance, which can also be seen in the light salmon colour of the wine. The freshness on the nose derives from vibrant red berries, enhanced by soft floral and mineral notes. The Mourvèdre component brings structure and persistence to the palate. It is perfect on its own on a hot summer’s day, but also complements a variety of Thai style curries very well.