Jacob's Creek Sparkling Rose NV
Wine Tasting Notes Soft pink color with a fine and persistent mousse. The Pinot Noir characters are showcased in this wine, with fresh strawberry and red currant notes followed by some delicate citrus from the Chardonnay. Generous red berry and citrus fruit flavors enrich the palate with creamy yeast autolysis providing depth and flavor. The wine finishes soft and round, with lingering berry flavors.
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Vintage Conditions: Jacob?s Creek Sparkling Rosé is a non-vintage sparkling wine. Made from Chardonnay and Pinot Noir grapes from a variety of Australia?s grape growing regions, it brings together a combination of warm and cool climate characters. Being a non-vintage sparkling, complexity and consistency of style is achieved by including both current and prior vintages. Typically, the Chardonnay and Pinot Noir grapes are harvested early in vintage when they have fresh varietal flavours and high natural acidity. The retention of natural acidity is important to the style of this wine, giving the palate a crisp and vibrant finish. Winemaking: Chardonnay and Pinot Noir grapes are selected from both cooler and warmer grape growing regions. The cooler premium districts give acid structure and length, whereas the warmer regions ensure richness and depth of varietal fruit flavour. The grapes are harvested in the cool of night with minimal skin contact. Gentle pressing in the winery produces juices of elegance, finesse and soft flavour, essential for the making of quality sparkling wine. These juices are then fermented separately using a cultured sparkling yeast strain to produce clean delicate base wines. Following full malolactic fermentation, which adds palate richness and creamy complexity, the base wines undergo secondary fermentation. A degree of natural pink colour is also preserved in the finished wine to produce this sparkling Rosé style.
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