PINOT NOIR ROSÉ: 2021
Single Vineyard - Hand Picked
Reviews: 91 Points, Premium wine, by Cameron Douglas MS.
Sight: Pale salmon pink.
Smell: Fresh, fruity, floral and pretty bouquet with aromas of red melon and strawberry, some cherry and fruit tea scents.
Taste: Crisp, fruity, crunchy, and refreshing on the palate, a fine mineral layer and super fine fruit tannins for texture. A dry and refreshing wine that is crisp and fruity with a refreshing acid line and fine light tannins, this wine carries on delivering a lingering dry finish.
Pairing: Try serving this Pinot Noir Rosé with smoked fish, prawns, pâtés or fresh summer salads.
Cellaring: Best consumed over the warm summer month ahead and through to 2023.
RS:4.2 x g/L Alc: 12.0%. TA: 5.7g/L. pH: 3.36
Grape-grower: Blair Macdonald.
Location: Bladen Vineyard, Conders Bend Road, Marlborough.
Soils: Silty loam over free draining gravels.
Training: Vertical shoot positioning.
Harvest Date: 12th. March 2021
Winemaker: Pierre Vienings & Tom Hindmarsh.