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Hermanuspietersfontein, Bloos 2023

You’ve probably heard of the quaint beach town of Hermanus, situated on South Africa’s famous Whale Coast. Between 1855 and 1902, it was called Hermanuspietersfontein. In 1902, the local postmaster decided to shorten the name of the town to make addressing letters to the locals easier.

150 years later, the wine farm Hermanuspietersfontein, or HPF for short, craft outstanding wines with a serious sense of place. Their grapes come from Sondagskloof, which competes with Elgin and the Ceres Plateau for South Africa’s coolest wine growing region.

‘Bloos’ is the Afrikaans word for blush, which describes the delicate pink hue of this wine.

A small portion of the wine spends 1 month in oak, which adds texture to the wine without compromising the refreshing enjoyment one expects of a rose. Expect lots of red fruit with a hint of creaminess.

£15.75

Only 4 left in stock

Western Cape

Rose

Bone-drySweet

Description

A wine designed for everyday enjoyment with a focus to be approachable and accessible. The wine is predominantly a blend of Malbec and Merlot to create a fruit-forward rosé aimed to please all palates. A small percentage of the wine ferments in contact with French oak to broaden the palate without compromising the refreshing sensation of this wine. Our aim is to create a wine that showcases fresh red fruit (strawberries) and floral notes, with a creamy finish.

On the palate this wine presents the perfect balance between freshness and texture, with effortless weight and length. This wine was not made with the intention to age, but rather to be enjoyed immediately.

ORIGIN Western Cape

COMPOSITION Predominantly Malbec and Merlot (85%)

ALCOHOL 12.45%
RES.SUGAR 1.2g/l
TOTAL ACIDITY 5.1 g/l
pH 3.45

MATURATION IN OAK 1 month with French oak alternatives

MATURATION IN BOTTLE BEFORE RELEASE None

AROMA PROFILE Fresh red fruits with creamy undertones and pleasant floral notes

PALATE PROFILE Perfect balance between freshness and texture, effortless weight and length

AGEING POTENTIAL This wine was not made with the intention to age, but rather to be enjoyed immediately

BOTTLING DATE October 2023

Additional information

Vintage

2023

Grape

Rose

Wine Farm

Alcohol vol

12.5%

Origin

Western Cape

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