Schubert Wines  - 2016 Rosé

VARIETIES: 100% Pinot Noir Schubert Rose 2016 - 100 cropped

ORIGIN: Wairarapa   

CLIMATIC CONDITIONS: A wet and cold September resulted in a late start to the season. One of the hottest Februarys on record and low rainfall during March allowed for perfect ripening conditions. 

 

DATE OF HARVEST: 24th March & 9th April 2016

HARVEST & VINIFICATION:

Hand-picked, de-stemmed and cold-macerated on skins for 5 hours then pressed. Fermentation in stainless steel tanks. Gentle racking by gravity to keep maximum freshness.

DATE OF BOTTLING: 28th September 2016

ALC: 13.5% VOL

TASTING NOTES: 

The prettiest of antique pink hue with stunning scented aromas, white lilies and jasmine, new season strawberries and pomegranate with underlying notes of fresh vanilla pod. 

A beautifu; silky vanilla strawberry entrance leading to notes of white peaches with an array of spice offering a focused mineral core that lingers to a balanced long lasting dry finish.

A classic European style dry Rosé.

 

DRINKING TEMPERATURE: 10 ºC

CELLARING: now to 4 years

REVIEWS & AWARDS: BOB CAMPBELL: MW; NOVEMBER 2016 92 POINTS

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