Saturday, July 22, 2017

De Bortoli 2017 Villages Grenache Rosé

De Bortoli Yarra Valley winemaker Steve Webber's love of pale and savoury rosé wines was prompted by a family holiday to the south of France, where he and wife Leanne de Bortoli engaged with the benchmark rosé wines of Bandol. Now de Bortoli are among the Australian leaders when it comes to the style, and this wine made from Heathcote grenache fruit has been given a subtle label makeover for the new vintage. It is salmon pink in colour with wild strawberry and herb garden aromas leading to a cherry briskness on the palate. Barrel fermentation has added texture but this is primarily a fun, fresh wine that will come into its own as the days grow longer and warmer. Suitable for vegans and vegetarians. $20. 


James said...

I like your post and price is very low.

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Wine Lover said...

I'm also a fan of rose wines. Actually, I love to try different varieties of wines and I wish to travel to different wine states all over the world. Thank you for sharing this.

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