The nose entices with raspberry, pink grapefruit, cherry and pear. Fresh and zesty to the tongue, Rosé Moira brims with flavours of strawberry, grapefruit, pomegranate and cantaloupe.
Hand-picked in the cool dawn of September 23rd from the winery’s Moira Vineyard. Grape sugars averaged 20.7° Brix.
The juice was gently pressed for minimal contact with the grape skins. After chilling in a horizontal “milk tank” with regular batonnage, the juice was transferred to a vertical steel tank for cool fermentation. The finished wine was bottled in January 2020.
Alcohol was measured at 12.5%, residual sugar 0 grams per litre, titratable acidity at 8.7 grams per litre and pH at 3.19.
Dry: 0 sugar
Serve between 10 and 12° C with Mediterranean fare, goat cheese with garden greens or barbecued pork or salmon.