Year of the Rooster Western Cape Rose 2010 85 Points
Clear, pale salmon hue.
Clean, medium intensity, strawberries burst, cherries, plums, slight earthy note, spicy, captivating aromatics, no wood!
Dry with medium plus acidity, medium alcohol, flirt of tannin, new flavours of crisp sour cherries, strawberries and plums carries through, honeyed mid palate, fresh and zesty with pink grape fruit and lime note, medium length and medium complexity.
Elegant and very well made, perfect at dinner time this summer.
This “Unusual” Rose with quite a catchy theme/label is made at The Drift, owned by David Jack and vinified by consulting winemaker Trizanne Barnard.
Now until 2016.