Big Sky Rosé

2020 Vintage

This is serious rosé, and a great summertime wine.

100% pinot noir. Strawberry and cherry characters, with a biscuity creaminess and weighty mouthfeel. Delightful and delicious.

$25.00

Can be purchased as part of a mixed case. Free delivery within New Zealand in cases of 6 or 12 (minimum order 6 bottles).
Colour: Very pale salmony pink.

Bouquet: Fresh cherries.

Palate: Strawberries, smooth creamy texture with a juicy mouth-filling finish and refreshing acidity.

Food Match: Serve chilled as an aperitif, great for the BBQ, with seafood, grilled roast pork, or rare lamb.

Viticulturists and winemakers: Katherine Jacobs and Jeremy Corban.

Variety:

100% Pinot Noir.

Region:

Te Muna, Martinborough.

Harvest date:

30 March to 4 April 2020.

Brix at harvest:

22 to 24 brix.

Pressing:

75% direct press, minimal skin contact. 25% saingée, 24 hour skin contact.

Fermentation:

Slow cool ferment over 8 weeks.

Élevage:

6 months on lees with bâtonnage.

Wine Analysis at bottling:

Alcohol: 13.3%
pH: 3.49
RS: 2 g/L

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