Posts Tagged: Rosé

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2014 Luna Rosa Rosado. Central Ranges, NSW. 12%

This wine sits in the portfolio of Cumulus Estate wines and is a blend of Merlot, Shiraz and Mourvèdre. It has 12 g/L of residual sugar in it. Aroma of strawberries and cream with a rhubarb tang. Juicy, giving palate

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2014 Luna Rosa Rosado. Central Ranges, NSW. 12%

This wine sits in the portfolio of Cumulus Estate wines and is a blend of Merlot, Shiraz and Mourvèdre. It has 12 g/L of residual sugar in it. Aroma of strawberries and cream with a rhubarb tang. Juicy, giving palate

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2012 Chateau Simone Rosé. Grand Cru de Provence. Appellation Palette Controlee, France. 14%

Okay everyone, this is one serious Rosé and we are lucky to have it available here in Australia. Let me explain. Earlier this year, I was in Paris on holiday with my family. As one does, I went shopping in

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2012 Chateau Simone Rosé. Grand Cru de Provence. Appellation Palette Controlee, France. 14%

Okay everyone, this is one serious Rosé and we are lucky to have it available here in Australia. Let me explain. Earlier this year, I was in Paris on holiday with my family. As one does, I went shopping in

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2011 David Franz Brother’s Ilk “Sang et de L’Eau” Rose. Barossa Valley. 11.5%

Interesting colour this. Think dried peach, with orange, coppery hues.      Said it before and I’ll say it again. I love the packaging style of David Franz wines. Paper sleeve around the bottle, protecting the screen printed bottle. Brilliant. Dry,

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2011 David Franz Brother’s Ilk “Sang et de L’Eau” Rose. Barossa Valley. 11.5%

Interesting colour this. Think dried peach, with orange, coppery hues.      Said it before and I’ll say it again. I love the packaging style of David Franz wines. Paper sleeve around the bottle, protecting the screen printed bottle. Brilliant. Dry,

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2012 Les Grands Carmes de Simone Rosé. A.O.C. Palette, Provence. France. 13.5%

A dry rosé made from a blend of 45% Grenache 30% Mourvèdre 5% Cinsault 20% Syrah, Castet, Manosquin, Carignan & various Muscats and spent 8-12 months in small oak barrels on fine lees. Deeper in colour than the Chateau Minuty

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2012 Les Grands Carmes de Simone Rosé. A.O.C. Palette, Provence. France. 13.5%

A dry rosé made from a blend of 45% Grenache 30% Mourvèdre 5% Cinsault 20% Syrah, Castet, Manosquin, Carignan & various Muscats and spent 8-12 months in small oak barrels on fine lees. Deeper in colour than the Chateau Minuty

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The Rosé wines of Chateau Minuty in Provence

I recently received 3 different Rosé wines, all from the 2012 vintage of Chateau Minuty in Provence. Each wine sits in a different price bracket and I progressively worked my way through them over a few days, starting with the

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The Rosé wines of Chateau Minuty in Provence

I recently received 3 different Rosé wines, all from the 2012 vintage of Chateau Minuty in Provence. Each wine sits in a different price bracket and I progressively worked my way through them over a few days, starting with the

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2011 Chateau Simone Rosé. Appellation Palette. 14%

A Rosé wine for winter? Yes! This is the ideal candidate. An intensely flavoured, well rounded wine that is full flavoured and penetrates every corner of your palate. Pomegranate, rosehip. Leesy flavours of cashew, fresh Lychee and Longan. Savoury elements

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2011 Chateau Simone Rosé. Appellation Palette. 14%

A Rosé wine for winter? Yes! This is the ideal candidate. An intensely flavoured, well rounded wine that is full flavoured and penetrates every corner of your palate. Pomegranate, rosehip. Leesy flavours of cashew, fresh Lychee and Longan. Savoury elements

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2012 Garagiste Vintners Le Stagiaire Rosé. Mornington Peninsula. 13%

  Very bright pink in colour. Looks like it could be sweet, but it is far from. Pleasant, savoury dry Rosé. Strawberry, white pepper, lemongrass, ginger and mangosteen. Moderate length. Intriguing. Tasted 11th July 2013 Approximately $25 from The Wine

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2012 Garagiste Vintners Le Stagiaire Rosé. Mornington Peninsula. 13%

  Very bright pink in colour. Looks like it could be sweet, but it is far from. Pleasant, savoury dry Rosé. Strawberry, white pepper, lemongrass, ginger and mangosteen. Moderate length. Intriguing. Tasted 11th July 2013 Approximately $25 from The Wine

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2012 Si Vintners Sophie Rosé. Margaret River. 12.8%

  Rosé made from Pinot Noir grown biodynamically and only 35 dozen made. Taken from the Si Vintners website to explain the winemaking process. “Hand harvested, whole bunch pressed and spontaneously fermented in concrete eggs followed by 8 months ageing in

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2012 Si Vintners Sophie Rosé. Margaret River. 12.8%

  Rosé made from Pinot Noir grown biodynamically and only 35 dozen made. Taken from the Si Vintners website to explain the winemaking process. “Hand harvested, whole bunch pressed and spontaneously fermented in concrete eggs followed by 8 months ageing in

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Hatten Wines Rose. Sanur, Bali. 11%

No vintage noted on the label. Made from Alphonse Lavallee grapes grown on the North coast of Bali. Not an overtly complex wine. Is it refreshing after a hot day in Bali’s sun? Yes. Does it offer a great alternative

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Hatten Wines Rose. Sanur, Bali. 11%

No vintage noted on the label. Made from Alphonse Lavallee grapes grown on the North coast of Bali. Not an overtly complex wine. Is it refreshing after a hot day in Bali’s sun? Yes. Does it offer a great alternative

Plantagenet tasting in their Fremantle cellar. 21st March 2013

The wines of Plantagenet are from the Great Southern region of Western Australia. They make wines under 2 labels. Their flagship Plantagenet range and their more accessible Omrah range. I was kindly invited down to take part in one of

Plantagenet tasting in their Fremantle cellar. 21st March 2013

The wines of Plantagenet are from the Great Southern region of Western Australia. They make wines under 2 labels. Their flagship Plantagenet range and their more accessible Omrah range. I was kindly invited down to take part in one of