Sutherland Grenache Rosé 2017

Dry and deliciously refreshing, our Grenache Rosé offers layers of berries and red fruit aromas with a hint of white pepper on the palate. The wine is full of flavour with a crisp finish.

Maturation

Enjoy now or over the next 2 years.

Food Pairing

An aperitif, or with sushi and light dishes.

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Tasting Notes

Varietal Grenache 100%
Root stock Mgt 101-14
Soil type Glenrosa
Age of vines Planted 2006
Plant density 1962 vines/ha
Trellising Vertical shoot positioning/Vertical hedge with 3 sets of canopy wires
Pruning Spur pruning (2 bud)
Yield 4.18 t/ha
Irrigation Supplementary drip
Vintage Cool summer days with very little rain, resulting in ideal growing conditions for grapes.
Picking date 5 February 2016
Grape sugar 20.5 °B
Acidity 6.59 g/l
pH at harvest 3.25
Yeasts Fermicru Rose
Fermentation temp 14 °C
Method De-stalked, crushed to press, cold soaked overnight, settling followed by fermentation in tank.
Residual sugar 2.9 g/l
pH 3.04
Total acid 6.2 g/l
Alcohol 11.64 %
Maturation 2016 - 2018

Dry and deliciously refreshing, our Grenache Rosé offers layers of berries and red fruit aromas with a hint of white pepper on the palate. The wine is full of flavour with a crisp finish.

All vintages:

2018, 2017, 2015, 2014