2023 Sangiovese Rosé


Tasting Evaluation

Colour: Onion skin verging on copper tint with a clear rim.

Aroma: Lifted aromatics of cantaloupe, rockmelon, guava, integrated with lovely cardamom, dried Mediterranean herbs, cinnamon spice and subtle white florals.

Palate: Flavours of pink lady apple, watermelon, rock melon, pomegranate, white cherry and nutmeg.  The rose’ finishes with a “slatey” acid line with fine phenolic texture.

A fruit driven, textural rose’ which is versatile with a wide range of cuisines, or enjoyed on its own with friends!

A dry style of rosé which is versatile with a wide range of cuisines, or enjoyed on its own with friends!

Vineyard Selection

A 2-hectare plot of Sangiovese H6V9 clone vines were planted in 1995 on the Georgiadis Estate. The soil is sand over yellow clay with scattered ironstone buckshot. Great attention to detail on vine management with detail pruning and shoot thinning every year. One bunch per lignified shoot with smaller bunch configuration than most Sangiovese. Grown to an upright canopy with large antlers replicating a goblet system. Moisture monitoring to apply water at critical times.


The Sangiovese was specifically hand-picked for the production of rose’ on the 6th March. Picked to retain the natural grape acidity and delicate aroma profile, the grapes were harvested at daylight and whisked away to the winery for processing. The Grapes were crushed and immediately basket pressed to barrel for a natural fermentation.


Technical Notes
Region (GI) : Single vineyard, Marananga, Barossa Valley
Viticulturist: Paul Georgiadis
Winemaker : Jason Barrette
Alcohol: 12.0% alc/vol

pH: 3.01

TA: 8.0g/L

Residual Sugar: 5.26g/L

Bottled 27 November 2023

Bottled 10 October 2022 (558 bottles produced)

110 in stock

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