Boekenhoutskloof The Wolftrap Rose 2010

Rose from South Africa

Price: $10.29 $7.98
Save $2.31 (22%)
Item No. 109882
  • ST88
Alcohol By Volume: 13.6%

Alcohol By Volume Guide

  • 10%
  • 16+%
Most wine ranges from 10-16% alcohol by volume. Some varietals tend to have higher (for example Zinfandel and Cabernet Sauvignon) or lower alcohol levels (Pinot Noir and many white varietals), but there is always some variation from producer to producer. Some wine falls outside of this range, for instance Port weighs in closer to 20%, while Muscat and Riesling are usually a bit below 10%.

Winemaker's Notes

Bright pink in color with a tinge of blue hue. Fruity flavors of strawberries and a touch of spice on the nose. Fruit carries on to the palate with a good long dry finish.

SYRAH 66%, CINSAUT 20%, GRENACHE 14%

Critical Acclaim

"Watermelon-red color. Strawberry and watermelon aromas are lifted by a minty element. Just off-dry, juicy and penetrating, with a light touch to the flavors of herbs, pepper and underripe strawberry. This refreshing, smooth rose boasts good palate presence and nice length."
88 Points

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The name Boekenhoutskloof comes from the Cape beech, or Kaapse boekenhout, a tree indigenous to Franschhoek and once used by the Cape Dutch for furniture making. It is pronounced, not easily, bok-un-hoatscloof. The winery's white-washed, Dutch-style farmhouse, dated 1771, once stood in an orchard; pears still plump up in the trees around it. Kent and his partners, including South...

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Learn About South Africa

South Africa A long history of growing grapes and making wine, but less of a history on exporting it, and even lesser on the quality aspect. At the turn of the century (1900, that is), a surplus of wine in South Africa created a hierarchy of cooperatives, the biggest and best known being KWV. This organization seemed to favor quantity over quality and had most...

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Learn About Rose

Rose(roe-ZAY) A Rose by Any Other Name Technically, a rose is an unfinished red wine, but the term seems so- secondary. Rose is a different sort of wine, with all the refreshing qualities of a white wine mixed with some characteristics of a red. It can be made from many different grape varietals and in many different regions, the most popular and successful being Southern France,...

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