Suma Rosé : 2016

Blend : Merlot 75% : Malbec 18% : Cabernet Franc 10%

Alcohol : 13.6%

Acid : 6.5g/L

pH : 3.09

Residual Sugar : 2.7g/L

Composition : 100% Tank fermented

Production : 3000 bottles (250 x 12 cases)

Release Date : May 2016



From deep alluvium to rock ironstone.

Aspect & Elevation:

South West from 210-230m above sea level at 8km from the Atlantic Ocean

Trellis & Plant Density:

Spur pruned on fence type at +/- 4000 plants per hectare.

Harvest dates:

1st March 2016, hand harvested from specific cooler slopes.


Cellar door:

All grapes hand sorted, cooled, de-stemmed and crushed to press for 8-12hrs skin contact before settling.


In tank using selected yeast strains at low temperature 12.5-15’C.


None - racked off fermentation lees and prepared
for bottling.


10th May 2016 and is immediately ready for release.

Winemaker’s Note:

Our Rosé shows a brilliant carmine colour and a fresh bouquet of strawberry and red forrest fruit. A carefully crafted wine using early harvested Merlot, Cabernet Franc and Malbec grapes for our cool sea facing sites. The style is elegant and classy on a warm summer’s day. This soft, easy drinking but flavourful wineis ideally served chilled with alfresco fare or simply enjoyed in familiar company.

Upper Hemel-en-Aarde Valley,
Hermanus, South Africa.

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