Barossa Valley - Grenache/Mouvedre Rose
Vineyard: Located in southern Barossa Valley in the Lyndoch region. These premium, old Grenache and Mourvèdre vines is regarded as Chaffey’s best parcel of wine grapes.
Season: Exceptional quality was achieved from the 2019 vintage but extremely limited quantities produced; due to the lower than average rainfall recordings. Frost disrupted the first vine buds in spring and throughout flowering which again reduced overall wine grape supply. The dry ripening season through summer kept disease pressure to a minimum and cooler high country breezes allowed the grapes to ripen for a vintage of premium quality.
Wine making: Grenache 88% Mourvèdre 12%
Wild ferment and un-fined, with three months in French oak barrels.
Appearance: Pink, Salmon
Aroma/Bouquet: Delicate perfume with hints of rose petals, toffee apples and fairy floss.
Palate: Bursting with summer freshness, it’s light, yet delicate with a dry and crunchy palate. Texture will come with bottle age but consuming in its youth offers fruits of strawberries, raspberries and royal gala apples.
Food Pairing: Fresh seafood, Thai Green Curry, spicy cuisine. Serve chilled.
Alcohol: 12.5 %
Residual Sugar: N/A
Vegan Friendly: Yes
Cellar potential: Now - 2023
Winemaker: Daniel Hartwig & Theo Engela