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Makers' Project Reserve Rosé 2019

Makers' Project Reserve Rosé 2019

RRP (750 mL)
$26.00
750 mL
$26.00
6 x 750 mL
$156.00

Overview

Overview

Makers’ Project is a range that celebrates expertise and innovation in wine. It builds on Wolfgang Blass’s original vision to create wines that taste great – wines people want to drink. These are wines our winemakers love to make, wines that highlight innovative quirks and winemaking processes that make them not only tasty, but fresh, original and exciting. 

Makers’ Project Rosé was made with free run juice drained directly from the press. With no squeezing of the skins and seeds, only the pure, fresh, vibrant juice was fermented, resulting in a deliciously light, fruity wine. A juicy palate and lingering finish make it the perfect dinner date.

Varietal Reserve Rosé
Vintage 2019
Country Australia
Region Multi-Region Blend
Volume 750 mL
Enclosure Screwcap
Alc/Vol 14%
Peak Drinking Enjoy Now
Winemaker Marie Clay

Food Pairing

Food Pairing

Chicken
Fish
Seafood
Spicy Food

Taste Description

Taste Description

Nose

Raspberry, strawberry and pomegranate.

Flavours and Palate

A delicate, fruity, light-bodied wine with a fresh, juicy palate and a soft, silky, lingering finish

Viticulture Vintage & Winemaking

Viticulture Vintage & Winemaking

South Australia

Home to the oldest vines in the country, and no less than 18 wine growing regions, South Australia accounts for almost 50% of Australia’s wine production. The Barossa Valley, McLaren Vale, Langhorne Creek and Coonawarra are well known for their world class reds, with Adelaide Hills, Clare Valley and Eden Valley praised for their exceptional Chardonnay and Riesling.

Winter rainfall was well below average, however rains through November and December helped set up canopies for the warm, dry summer ahead. Cooling southerly breezes during most evenings helped temper the heat, with fruit picked early to retain natural acidity and fresh, bright flavours. 

Marie Clay - Winemaker

Wolf Blass winemaker Marie Clay discovered wine through her Dad's stellar collection of South Australian reds. Like all good fathers, he stocked up on the birth year of his two daughters. In Marie's case, that just happened to be a lovely bottle of 1979 Wolf Blass Black Label, which was cracked at her 21st birthday.

After graduating in 2000 from the University of Adelaide with first Class honours in Oenology, Marie received the Southcorp wine scholarship. This allowed her to travel and work with the company’s best winemakers across the Australian wine regions of Coonawarra, Barossa, Sunraysia and Great Western. Following these experiences, Marie worked with Lindeman’s for 4 years at both their NSW and Victorian wineries, overseeing white wine production.

In December 2006 Marie joined the Wolf Blass winemaking team in the Barossa, where she relished the opportunity to work with premium red wines from vineyard to bottle. She loves working in a modern winery that allows the fruit's potential to be realised. Langhorne Creek and McLaren Vale, the heartland regions of the Grey Label range, are particularly close to her heart.