Veldfire Rosé

SOFT & SMOOTH

Veldfire Rosé 2017

Vineyard Information

Cultivar: 100% Shiraz
Region: Walker Bay
Appellation: Stanford Foothills
Irrigation: Complimentary Drip
Trellis System: Vertical Shoot Positioning. Double Perold.
Soil: Mixed Duplex Clay soils
Climate: Cool with winter rainfall

Harvest Information

Type: Hand picked
Date: 24th February 2017
Yield: 7 tons /ha

Wine Making

Wine Maker Peter Kastner

Grapes were hand picked, whole bunch pressed, no skin contact and allowed to settle for 24 hours. Frementation occurred with selected yeast strains at 12-18ºC. The wine was kept on the lees for 1 month, after which it was racked off the gross lees, sulphured up and left on fine lees until bottling, the wine was kept in stainless steel tanks at below 12ºC. Cold stabilised and filtered. No added acid, sugar, etc.

Wine Makers Remarks

Colour: Light Pink
Nose: Strawberries and candy-floss
Palate: Soft clean entry with strawberries following from nose. Balanced by fresh acidity and smooth mouthfeel

Analysis

Alcohol: 11.85%
Residual Sugar: 1.1g/l
Total Acid: 5.5g/l
Free SO2: 7mg/l
pH: 3.35
Total SO2: 37mg/l

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