Crushed & Cured
Thistledown, Gorgeous Grenache Rosé, South Australia, 2022
This beautifully pale rosé has lovely aromatic wild strawberry and cranberry notes on the nose. The palate is tangy, dry and textural with creamy berry fruit and a deliciously moreish finish. Crafted from old vine Grenache, this racy rosé is a brilliant example of why we think Grenache is so Gorgeous.
Fruit was hand-picked before gentle de-stemming and crushing followed by 3.5 hours on skins to extract minimal colour. A cool fermentation followed which retained the aromatic, herbal notes and focused the crisp, textural palate. Maturation on lees for 2 months helped increased texture prior to bottling.
Region: South Australia
Grape Variety: Grenache
Producer: Thistledown Wine Company