Rua Pinot Rosé

Tasting Note

VARIETY

100% Pinot Noir

REGION

Central Otago

VINEYARD

Pisa Vineyards

Vineyard: 25 Steps (74%)

Clones: PN 777, 5 & 6

Vine orientation: North

Soil: Sandy, stony loam topsoil, sub soil mix of deep gravels and clay loams

Vine age: 15 years old

Trellis System: VSP

Pruning: Spur

Cropping: 7 T/Ha

Akarua’s vineyard on Felton Rd

Vineyard block: Kofiua (26%)

Clone: 10/5

Vine orientation: North / South

Soil: Sandy loams overlaying schist rock.

Vine age: 15 years old

Trellis System: VSP

Pruning: Spur

Cropping: 7 T/Ha

VINIFICATION

Picked: 23rd March 2016

Pre-ferment maceration: 6 Days cold soak

Yeast: Inoculated – various strains

Fermentation Heat: Cool – less than 13°C

APPEARANCE

Pretty Candy floss pink.

STYLE

Off-dry

PALATE

A fresh, light style of Rose with strawberries and cream across the palate. Hints of passion fruit and watermelon with a bright, long finish.

CELLARING

Made to drink as a young wine but will cellar comfortably for 1-3 years.

SERVING TEMPERATURE

Serve lightly chilled.

TECHNICAL ANALYSIS

Vineyard Manager • Mark Naismith

Winemaker • Andrew Keenleyside

Bottled • August 2016

Brix at Harvest       •  22.0

Alcohol • 13.04 %

Residual Sugar      •  5.41g/l

Titratable Acidity • 5.5g/l

PH • 3.5

RUA Pinot Rosé 2016  - Akarua

RUA Pinot Rosé
2016

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    Gold - Air New Zealand Wine Awards

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