Babylonstoren, Mourvèdre Rosé 2021
An elegant and dry rosé with delicious hints of strawberries and rose petals.
Crushed pomegranate and a hint of watermelon on the palate, lifted by a fresh acidity for a delicious lingering finish.
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STYLE: Dry, unwooded, medium-bodied rosé wine.
COLOUR: Light pink salmon.
BOUQUET: Strawberries and rose petals on the nose.
TASTE: Crushed pomegranate and a hint of watermelon on the palate; rounded off with fresh acidity for a delicious, lingering mouth-feel.
SERVING TEMPERATURE: Chilled, 11–12°C (51–53°F)
AREA OF PRODUCTION
On the slopes of the Simonsberg Mountain.
Klapmuts/Longlands type soils of Malmesbury shale origin.
VINIFICATION & PRODUCTION SYSTEM
Grapes were given minimal skin contact in the press after which it underwent cold fermentation in stainless steel tanks for three weeks. It was racked off the primary lees and kept on the secondary lees for a month.. Small components of the total Rosé blend was fermented and matured in Nomblot cement eggs and terracotta clay amphoras.
Serve with trout, salmon, sushi, charcuterie or salads.