Black Cottage Marlborough Rosé 2018

Rose from New Zealand - Marlborough
Review Date : 07-Sep-2018
Very pale, candy-floss-peach colour, lighter on the edge. The nose is fresh and thirst-quenching with tightly bound aromas of strawberries, cherries and quince along with subtle mineral elements, unfolding some lifted red florals. The aromatics show good depth. Dry to taste and medium-bodied, the palate has flavours of strawberries, cherries and savoury quince, along with soft nutty elements, with brisk, lively acidity refreshing the mouthfeel. The palate is lively with the sweet and savoury flavours forming a firm core and line, and the wine carries to a lingering finish. This is a dry rosé in the southern French style with sweet and savoury fruit on a refreshing and long finish. Serve with antipasto and tapas over the next 2 years. Pinot Noir fruit from the Awatere and Wairau Valleys fermented to 12.5% alc. and 3 g/L RS, the wine aged 8 months on light lees. 17.0+/20 Sep 2018 RRP $18.00

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