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2019 GARGOYLE ROSA

Looks...

Stunning pale copper salmon pink colour

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.

All your fav fresh foods for Spring and Summer

Now, now, now….or at least by this Summer!

Mmm….perhaps just hum along to Mr Blue Sky by ELO.

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 prior to a single filtration and then straight to bottle.

ANALYSIS: Alcohol 13.0% v/v, Sugar < 0.9 g/L(dry), pH 3.42, Titratable Acidity 5.70 g/L