Ostler The Cleavage Waitaki Valley North Otago Rosé (2018)

Still drinking well, the 2018 vintage (5*) proves that some New Zealand rosés can mature very gracefully. Made from Pinot Noir and offering 'perfect summer sipping with lightly clad friends', it is a pink/orange, full-bodied wine, with very generous peach, strawberry and spice flavours, a hint of apricot, a touch of complexity and a finely balanced, dry finish. Full of personality.

Details

Type: Rosé Wines
Variety: Rosé Wines
Vintage: 2018
Overall Rating for All Vintages Tasted: ★★★★★ – 5 Stars
Price: $25 NZD
Sweetness: DRY
Value for Money: V+

Buyer’s Guide Edition: 2022

The overall rating for quality is Tentative, as Michael has only reviewed a small number of vintages of this particular wine.

 

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