Waiana Estate ‘Indian Summer’ Hawke’s Bay Rosé 2017

10-Oct-2017
Waiana Estate is the specialist rosé label of the Plowman family who have 5.26 ha of vines on their 25 ha Tukituki Valley estate in Hawke’s Bay. The Plowmans intention is to produce rosé that stands among the best in the county and alongside the best Provencal-styled examples. Merlot and Malbec vines were planted in 2000, and the Plowmans will use Cinsault and Grenache in future bottlings from vines recently planted to become closer to the Provencal wines. At present, the wine made is 100% Merlot, the first vintage being the 2013. The vineyard is tended by Dave Werry, ex Montana, and the wines made by Dave McKee of Black Barn. Here, I review the new 2017 vintage. www.indian-summer.co.nz

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