2020 GARGOYLE ROSA

Looks...

Brilliant rose gold!

Smells like...

Fresh summer fruits, ripe strawberries and sweet red cherries

Tastes like...

Ripe soft strawberries with sweet savoury flavours of Sangiovese

Feels...
Perfect meal...
Drink when...
Sing to...

A rose with some body, presence and texture.   Soft and supple supported by some crisp fresh natural acidity to balance.

Grilled fresh seafood

Don't wait!

Take on Me, a ha (2017 accoustic version)

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Additional Details

ORIGIN: Certified biodynamic Sangiovese from the entrance to McLaren Vale was harvested in the cool of the evening.   Clone Montepulciano Selection 2.

FERMENTATION: The whole berries were left in contact with juice for twelve hours after picking and then pressed with the juice going direct to 225L older French barrels where fermentation was allowed to commence spontaneously.   There were no additions made during or after fermentation other than a modest addition of preservative.

MATURATION: Lees contact in barrel and tank for 6 months; a small amount of Nebbiolo was included before bottling.

ANALYSIS: Alcohol 12.5% v/v, Sugar < 1.8 g/L(dry), pH 3.28, Titratable Acidity 6.10 g/L