Risky Business Pinot Noir Rosé 2018

Viticulturist is Rob Quenby, John Waldron the vintner and winemaking falls to the West Cape Howe team. Risky Business source this fruit from the Mount Barker region of WA. (though the wine is labelled Western Australia), primarily cool climate.

Risky Business, Pinot Noir Rosé, Western Australia, 2018

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I mentioned it last vintage and again now: the colour is closer to a dusky rose/pale salmon (just) than the bottle image suggests. Chalky, dusty, cherries and red currant with light musk stick aromas, a hint of Campari orange too. The palate delivers a savoury and lightly textured experience with solid depth of delicate pink and red fruits with a hint of ripe peach on the finish. A tasty, dry rosé as a good match for charcuterie and antipasti.

RRP: $25
Alc: 13%
Rating:  17.25/20

Wine sample courtesy of Risky Business wines

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