d’Arenberg Stephanie the Gnome Rosé 2017

This d’Arenberg label is typically odd, but the wine inside is good.  A lesser seen blend of sangiovese (73%) and shiraz (27%), this rosé presents as “cellophane pink” in colour.  Its aromas are more usual and remind of red grapefruit.  The palate has fresh acidity, a hint of spritz, a medium to full body and a dry impression (Alc: 12.1%, Region: McLaren Vale, Rating: Good, Drink: now, Tasted: August, 2017, Source: Sample)

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Published by Sean Mitchell

Grapeobserver.com is an independent wine journal. Written since 2009, it is authored by Sean Mitchell Dip WSET. On matters of wine, Sean is a current Master of Wine student, a Wine & Spirits Education Trust (WSET) diploma holder, a certified WSET educator, a past WSET scholarship winner and has written for various other wine related publications.

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