Buy of the Week NZ

Black Cottage Rosé 2017, Marlborough, NZD $18

Pinot noir rosé in a medium-dry style, with flavours suggesting watermelon and summer berries. The wine has a silken texture and quite a lengthy finish with impressive purity. A charming rosé. (screwcap)

Score: 90 ★★★★ – view Bob’s original tasting

Alcohol: 12.5%

Ageing: now to 2019

Food: Grilled marinated squid, green tomato, chilli, fennel, pork crackling

Stockists: Black Cottage WinesWino’s Liquor, Blenheim; Wine Freedom Ltd, Otago (NZ); Mezzanine Wines (AU distributor)

Ranked #9 of 28 2017 Pinot Noir from Marlborough

Price Benchmark: NZD $22.21 Avg 90pt 2017 Pinot Noir tasted from New Zealand

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