This year’s Rose is our preferred blend of Tempranillo (60%) and Shiraz (40%).
Several parcels of fruit were selected for the Rose; some was crushed and pressed with a short time on skins to pick up some colour in the juice. Some riper picked fruit was handled by the ‘Saignee’ method; the juice being drained from the crusher with just a hint of colour and then fermented at ~ 15 C to dryness. We’ve bottled this wine early to maximise all the delicate fruit flavours.
Clear attractive blush pink.
Quite complex on the nose with beautifully perfumed fruits, and some light musk-like characters to balance.
This is a beautiful, light dry Rose; it has delicate fruit flavours and a surprisingly full palate. It’s subtle, dried strawberry fruit flavours are beautifully complemented by the light astringency and the gentle acidity contributes to its lightly drying finish. This wine is delicious drinking now, enjoy while young and fresh. Perfect for that cheeky lunchtime wine &/or serve with an antipasto platter.