Yalumba Block 2 Bush Vine Grenache Rosé 2018

Part of Yalumba’s “Distinguished Sites” collection, complete with metallic neck mounted dog tag.  Winemaker is Sam Wigan.

Yalumba, Block 2, Bush Vine, Grenache, Rosé, Barossa Valley, 2018


Very pale dusk/peach colour. Nose of creamy peach and peach skin notes, light spearmint, pine needle, marzipan, lavender and mandarin. Palate opens with breakfast juice tropical/citrus along with a steely raspberry, extinguished tobacco spice and lifted herbaceous qualities. Solid presence and structure. There’s austerity with a contemplative level of complexity. Acidity is broad to finish but ultimately this a serious dry rosé

RRP: $40
Alc: 11.5%
Rating: 18.25/20

Wine sample courtesy of Yalumba

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