Grant Burge is a fifth-generation Barossa vigneron and winemaker. Throughout his career, Grant has been one of the mo...Read more...
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Grant Burge is a fifth-generation Barossa vigneron and winemaker. Throughout his career, Grant has been one of the most respected and innovative forces in the Australian wine industry. The history of the Burge family and their long association with winemaking in the region can be traced back to March 1855, when noted tailor John Burge immigrated to the Barossa from Hillcot, near Pewsey in Wiltshire, England with his wife Eliza and their two sons. Grant Burge Wines was formed in 1988 by Grant and his wife Helen, and is located in the heart of the Barossa Valley on the banks of Jacobs Creek and is still proudly family owned. Continuing the family tradition, Grant and Helen have now brought the sixth generation into the fold. Grant Burge Benchmark Rosé is the epitome of a great wine from South Australia. The name sets the high standard of quality, style and taste of the wine. The 2008 Rose is light strawberry red in colour. The delicate fruit driven nose, shows strawberry and confectionery characters as well as subtle cranberries and toffee apple. The sweetness is beautifully balanced with soft acidity, perfectly light Australian sweet rose to be consumed slightly chilled and delicious with smoked salmon, cold meats and antipasto.
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