Rosé

2019 vintage

Made as a traditional Barossa Rosé, this crisp, dry, cool-fermented Rosé has been made for serious wine drinkers.

$21.50

Vineyard

C Block: Very shallow red clay loam overlying shattered limestone | North-south oriented rows | Elevated eastern aspect
Upshot: Reduced natural vine vigour | Intense and vibrant flavour profile

Vintage

Pre-Vintage
Rainfall: Average Winter and Spring rainfall | Low Summer rainfall
Temperature: Cool spring leading to warm Summer
Upshot: Low crops | Return to standard flowering and fruit set | Frost and hail events

Vintage
Rainfall: No rainfall during the vintage period
Temperature: Warm conditions throughout
Upshot: Fast ripening conditions | Condensed vintage | Intense flavours and tannin | Wines of power and structure

Winemaking

Fermentation: De-stemmed & chilled with 12 hours on skins | Separation of free run & pressing components | 48 hours cold settling |
Cool fermentation (12-15°C) | Components settled, racked off lees, & blended together | Stabilised & filtered prior to bottling

Tech. Analysis: Alcohol – 12.0% | pH – 3.02 | Acid – 5.8 g/L | RS – 4.0 g/L

Noteworthy Dates
Harvested: 20th & 21st February 2019 | Bottled: October 2019 | Released: March 2020

Profile

Profile: Rose Petal | Candied Red Fruits | Sage Leaf
Texture: Soft mouthfeel | Perfect sugar and acid balance | Dry finish

Characteristics
Animal: Long Coat Chihuahua
Vehicle: Volkswagen Golf Cabriolet
Musical: French Horn