New release wine.
Our limited edition 2020 R.O.N. has everything you want from a Rosé.
The nose is incredible, it’s so fresh, floral and inviting. The palate is very well balanced - it's crisp whilst also having hints of nectar and raspberries. The wine has great length whilst also being mouth filling and oh so moreish.
This is a very limited edition wine - just over 80 dozen were produced.
Generally speaking, when it comes to the Nebbiolo, if Pinot Noir is the world’s most tantalising grape, Nebbiolo runs it a close second, for very similar reasons.
Although both Pinot Noir and Nebbiolo are finicky grape varieties that are notoriously tricky varieties to work with in the vineyard and winery, if you get them right the results are mind blowing. For winemakers it's as much about the challenge as it is the delicious result. Nebbiolo is not only late-ripening but also early flowering, so there is no point planting it anywhere that might suffer from spring frosts. In our case planting it in the Strathbogie Ranges seemed obvious to us. It’s a warmish but not hot region (meaning the grapes won't ripen too late), with hills which result in the cold air draining away (preventing frosts).
So what does Nebbiolo taste like? Perhaps the most wonderful thing about Nebbiolo is its perfume. The wine is typically intensely aromatic, developing the most extraordinarily haunting bouquet in which, variously, roses, autumn undergrowth, wood smoke, violets and tar can often be found- together with a greater variety of other ingredients than most other grapes. On the palate, the wine is typically high in acidity and, until after many years in the bottle, tannins.