Ironbark Hill Rosé

Ironbark Hill Rosé

2017 Rosé
Hunter Valley, NSW

Ripe Summer fruits with delicate acidity and a soft dry finish

From $19.25 per bottle

Wine Details

Region
Hunter Valley
Vintage
2017
Type
Red Wine
Variety
Rosé
Volume
750mL
Alcohol Volume
13%
Maturation
Bottle Maturation
Closure
Screw Cap
Vineyard Notes
A mild December led to an extremely hot start to the year, with the following Summer months exceeding the 40-degrees on various days. This extreme heat meant the fruit continued a balanced and long ripening period. These conditions coupled with minimal rainfall created excellent picking conditions, allowing the harvesting of pristine fruit and with no mud under foot. Rainfall in late January allowed for some relief and a short cool change was welcomed to allow the vines to hydrate, followed by another spike in temperature with the long hot days continuing well into February. These hot and dry conditions have resulted in superb quality fruit and equally higher yields.
Winemaking
Liz Jackson / Peter Drayton Juice drained off immediately after crushing before fermentation.
Colour
Pale salmon
Bouquet
Ripe sumer fruits
Palate
Delicate acidity with a soft dry finish
Peak Drinking / Cellaring Potential
Drink now
Food Matches
Pizza, and summer snacks

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