A delicate, vibrant pale pink hue, lifted rose petal, cranberry and candy floss aromas lead on to a generously flavoured palate, with just a hint of residual sugar. An Estate grown, hand-picked, fieldblend of varieties well suited to this style and region. A refreshing wine, perfect for our climate and lifestyle.
Woody Nook Wines Rose 2022 was made from three separately fermented parcels of hand-picked Estate fruit; Tempranillo harvested on the 24th February, 2022 at 11.8° baume was destemmed then cold soaked for three hours at 2°C to extract the beautiful blush pink colour, Me riot harvested on the 3rd March, 2022 at 11.1° baume and Shiraz harvested on the 30th March & 1st April, 2022 at 12.2° baume. The Shiraz component was drained off "saignee" from the premium Shiraz open fermenter after three hours at 150 litres /tonne, to both concentrate the skins to juice ratio in the premium Shiraz and add weight and colour to the rose.
All three parcels were fermented cold in stainless steel with Cross Evolution yeast to enhance aromatics. The shiraz was chilled towards the end of ferment resulting in 4.5 grams/ litre natural residual sugar in the final blend adding generosity and fruit sweetness to the mid palate.
233 cases were produced.