Rua Pinot Rosé

Tasting Note

VARIETY

100% Pinot Noir

REGION

Central Otago

VINEYARD

AKARUA: Cairnmuir Road & Lowburn

Vineyard 1: Cairnmuir Road

Vineyard block for Cairnmuir Road

Clutha PN115 & PN 10/5

Soil

Shallow and weakly structured fine loess topsoil’s overlaying schist.

Vine age

15 Years

Vineyard 2

Lowburn

Vineyard block(s)

Roadside PN 6

Soil

Schist based gravels and loess alluvium.

Vine Age

15 Years

Trellis System

VSP

Pruning

Cane

Vinification 

Picked: 20th March 2015

Pre-ferment maceration: 4 Days cold soak

Yeast: Inoculated – various strains

Fermentation Heat: Cool – less than 13°C

Appearance 

Pretty Candy floss pink.

Style

Off-dry

Bouquet 

Lifted strawberry with hints of watermelon.

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

Winemaker            •  Matt Connell

Bottled                  • 9th June 2015

Brix at Harvest       •  22.0

Alcohol                   •  13.08 %

Residual Sugar       •  8.7g/l

Titratable Acidity    •  7.7g/l

 PH                         •  3.22

RUA Pinot Rosé 2015  - Akarua

RUA Pinot Rosé
2015

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    Gold Medal

    Gold - Royal Easter Show Wine Awards 2016

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