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Turkey Flat Rosé 2012

Turkey Flat produce one of Australia’s better rosés.  The 2012 vintage is a blend of grenache, shiraz, cabernet sauvignon and dolcetto.  I don’t recall previously considering that particular grape combination, but it’s not so surprising to see odd bedfellows with rosé.  The result is a good wine, with aromatics of nectarines and florals.  The palate is dry and has a viscous texture, with mostly nectarines and some sour lemon pith edges.  

Rating: Good, Abv: 13%, Vendors: www.wine-searcher.com, Website: www.turkeyflat.com.au, Tasted: 2014
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Peter
6 years ago

Great value wine. The 2010 and 2011 also had the same blend of grapes. Cheers, Peter

Sean Mitchell
6 years ago

Certainly agree with that call. Thanks for the info re the 2010 and 2011. I thought historically it was mostly grenache, and the dolcetto on the label surprised me a bit for the Barossa, but as with all blends, if it works, it works …CheersSean