Cap Classique Extra Brut Rose 2019

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Last but not least is the Pink label, our Pinot Noir only Rosé.

This is us tipping our cap to all the fun-loving people out there who make it happen no matter the circumstances.

It’s Summer with Bubbles, and it’s bursting to get out and play. So get your Pink on, and let’s Rock.

Best paired with Raise Your Glass by P!NK

 

TECHNICAL STUFF

 

Wine:                           Black Elephant Vintners Pinot Noir Brut Rose MCC 2019

Wine of Origin:             100% Franschhoek Valley

Disgorging date:           10 September 2019

Production:                  3500 x 750ml

Technical Analysis:

Alcohol             Extract              Ph        TA        VA        FSO2    TSO2    RS

12.37%vol.        21.8g/l             3.14     6.2g/l   0.35g/l 15mg/l 50mg/l 3.30g/l

Harvest date: First week of February 2019

Source of Grapes:

The fruit for our 2019 Pinot Noir Rose MCC was selected from a single vineyard in the Franschhoek Valley.

Winemaking:

Our maiden vintage, 2019 Pinot Noir Rose MCC, was made from a single vineyard growing in the Franschhoek valley. The Pinot Noir grapes are harvested by hand and chilled overnight in our cold room. All our fruit is handpicked in the early morning and handled reductively to preserve the fruit’s integrity. 2days of cold settling follow a light whole bunch pressing according to the traditional champagne method to clarify the juice. A maximum of 500l/ton is recovered at this stage. The juice is inoculated with selected Champagne yeast to enhance freshness and elegance in the basewine. In old French oak barrels, fermentation lasted for 14 days at 16°C. 6 Months of full lees contact was allowed post-fermentation with regular battonage to add richness and texture to the wine. After six months in the barrel, the base wine was stabilised and bottled for second fermentation under a crown cap. This wine spent 12 months in the bottle before disgorging.

Maturation:

Six months in French oak barrel and 12 months under crown cap.

Tasting note:

A modern fruit-forward style of Rose MCC yet true to its varietal origin, Pinot Noir. It is bursting with aromas of red berries,  blood orange, peach and smokey lees. The palate is medium-bodied, ample and fleshy, with racy acidy, pretty fruit tones and a youthfully frothy mousse.

 

CHEERS!

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“A little bit of summer is what the whole year is all about.” – John Mayer