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Rosé Wines | Top Drops

Following on from our Live the Rosé Life... All Year Round article (find it here), here are our top picks!


IRON GATE ESTATE 2022 Cabernets Rosé This 2022 version of Rosé is stylistically the same as previous vintages. This vintage’s version is predominantly a combination of early picked Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot. Bright pink-salmon in the glass, the bouquet presents scents of cranberry, red currant and tea rose. TASTING The refined palate is elegant with red berry-like flavours, good fruit weight and a cleansing and slightly dry finish.

FOOD MATCH Terrific with anything from fruit to cheese, but great with seared salmon.

CELLARING Up to 5 years.

COST $30


KELMAN VINEYARD Rosé 2021 Salmon pink and made from hand – picked Shiraz and Tempranillo fruit from the Kelman vineyard in the Parish of Pokolbin. Ideal for picnics and barbecues. TASTING Refreshing yet subtle this wine has a rounded palate of raspberries and cranberries that finishes savoury and dry.

FOOD MATCH Salmon, soft cheeses.

CELLARING From 1 to 3 years.

COST $26


THE GARDEN CELLARS Shimmer Chill The Garden Cellars most popular wine. Beautiful Pink Moscato that is a must have for any celebration! Perfect for parties and family get togethers, great conversation starter and extremely eye catching. TASTING Refreshing pink Moscato with notes of apple followed by a fizzy sherbet finish.

FOOD MATCH Pairs well with desserts and pastries.

CELLARING Store in a cool dark place and perfect to drink now.

COST $30


TAMBURLAINE ORGANIC WINES 2021 On the Grapevine Rosé Tamburlaine Organic Wine’s Contemporary Organic philosophy aims to produce wines of terroir while limiting environmental pollution and leaving the land in the best condition possible for the generations to follow. Their winemaking utilises plant-based fining agents while also keeping sulphur additions to a minimum. TASTING A cool climate Rosé, this pink crowd pleaser presents with the fresh aromas of ripe strawberries accompanied by Pink Lady apples and savoury hints on the palate.

FOOD MATCH An earthy charcuterie board of soft cheeses, cured meats and pâté

CELLARING Keep cold and enjoy young!

COST $24


TRANQUIL VALE Luskintye Pink The Rosé is carefully crafted from our estate grown, hand-picked fruit. TASTING It’s light and bright – as a good Rosé should be! It shows zesty citrus notes balanced with subtle, yet frolicsome undertones of red berries and a refreshing minerality.

FOOD MATCH Grilled seafood, charcuterie or goats cheese.

CELLARING For drinking within the next 3 years.

COST $27


JAC & JONES WINES 2022 Pink Rosé Vibrant pink diamonds in colour and crafted from Shiraz grapes hand picked from a 100 year old Pokolbin vineyard. TASTING Turkish delight, candy floss and fresh floral aromas, strawberries, cherries and red currant with hints of spicy Shiraz. Lovely creamy and dry sherbet citrus finish.

FOOD MATCH Prawn linguini with roasted cherry tomatoes.

CELLARING No need to wait – this Rosé is drinking beautifully now - a real summer treat!

COST $35