This is a new wine for Stonecroft. It is a Rosé made from Syrah which has no added sulphur. It is a reasonably big style of Rosé.
Colour: Pale orangey pink colour.
Aromatics: Vibrant redcurrant aromatics.
Palate: The wine has sweet red fruit flavours, with cranberry and raspberry flavours. It is a dry style of Rosé. Suitable for vegans and preservative free.
Region: Gimblett Gravels Wine Growing District®, Hawke’s Bay.
Vineyard: Roy’s Hill.
Harvest: Hand picked on 5th April 2023.
Vinification: Crushed and de-stemmed with four hours of skin contact, then fermented in stainless steel.
Maturation: Matured in tank, aged on its light lees for four months adding to its complexity.
Bottled: 11th October 2023
Analysis: Alc 11.5% vol.
Cellaring Potential: 1-3 years.