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Pretty in Pink! Six finalists in Pinotage Rosé Competition

2 October 2017  -  Pinotage Association

New Pinotage Rosé Competition introduced.

Once again, Pinotage has shown its diversity and all-round appeal with six particularly appealing ‘pinks’ shortlisted in the inaugural Pinotage Rosé Competition, introduced by the Pinotage Association to benchmark and award exceptional wines over and above the single-varietal Pinotages and Cape Blends for which South Africa is famous.

Rosé is an exciting wine style with huge appeal, says Beyers Truter, chair of the Pinotage Association. Producers see great potential in the further growth of this category and are sure that the new competition will be even more fiercely contested in years to come.

Asara Vineyard Collection Pinotage Rosé 2017 WO Stellenbosch
Delheim Worth the Journey Pinotage Rosé 2017 WO Stellenbosch
Kanonkop Kadette Pinotage Rosé Dry 2017 WO Stellenbosch
Painted Wolf The Den Pinotage Rosé 2017 WO Paarl
Riebeek Cellars Pinotage Rosé 2017 WO Swartland
Rooiberg Pinotage Rosé 2017 WO Robertson

The winning wineries will receive their awards on 4 October at a presentation to be held at the Overture Restaurant of Hidden Valley Wines in the Helderberg, Stellenbosch.