2018 Backyard Stories Rose
Colour: Pale salmon, tending to coral pink.
Aroma: A pleasant perfumed bouquet of Sangiovese and oak just there in the background.
Palate: Perfectly balanced savoury flavours of fresh fruit and some potpourri. Acidity balances and holds the wine in check with that subtle oak thrumming in the background to lend some gravity and complexity.
Food matching: As an aperitif with shortbreads or mandorla dolce.
Cellaring: Drink in the next twelve months
Alcohol: 12.8 % Standard drinks: 7.6
Region: Margaret River
Vintage notes: The 2018 vintage was cool and quite late, a spectacular vintage for whites and rose styles.
Composition: Sangiovese 100%
Winemaking: Hand-picked grapes were crushed and pressed without a sulphur addition generous (low) free run cut of juice was barrel fermented in one-year old white oak and finished after six months.
Acidity: 7.08 g/l
Residual sugar: Dry