Tasting Notes: De Bortoli Rosé Rosé 2018 »

A dangerously fresh, generously textured summer wine

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De Bortoli Rosé Rosé 2018

De Bortoli Rosé Rosé 2018 [©De Bortoli Wines]

 

This pale dry rosé has intense fruit aromas of peach and pomegranate. Everything you want in a dry rosé – dangerously fresh, generously textured, a touch of spice and brimming with sophistication.

 This wine recently won and international award for innovating packaging, too (see article linke below)
 

De Bortoli Rosé Rosé 2018:

Variety

Sangiovese

 

Region

King Valley

100% King Valley

 

Vineyard

De Bortoli King Valley Estate Vineyard

 

Season

Mild dry growing season, timely spring rain, slow ripening, terrific flavour development.

 

Tasting Note

Lovely pale Rosé colour. Exciting nose of peach, pomegranate and wild herb. Textural, spicy, calm, creamy, soft and very delicious.

 

Suggested Cuisine

Chicken with Moroccan couscous.

 

General Characteristics

Dry / Light bodied

 

Winemaking

Grown for purpose. 4 Hours of skin contact, destemmed and gently pressed. Fermented in both vats and casks. Two months on fine lees for texture and mouthfeel. Minimal filtration.

 

Wine Analysis

Alc/Vol: 12.8% pH: 3.48 TA: 4.8g/L

 

Cellaring Drink

now.

 

Winemaker

Steve Webber

 

Regions

  • King Valley including Milawa (VIC)

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