Big Sky Rosé
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.
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.
100% Pinot Noir.
Te Muna, Martinborough.
30 March to 4 April 2022.
Brix at harvest:
22 to 24 brix.
75% direct press, minimal skin contact. 25% saingée, 24 hour skin contact.
Slow cool ferment over 8 weeks.
6 months on lees with bâtonnage.
Wine Analysis at bottling:
RS: 2 g/L