Rosé just might be the most polarising of wine styles. One person’s delight can be another’s dread.
Does grape variety have an impact on the style of Australian rosé?
Esk Valley Heipipi The Terraces 2016, Hawke’s Bay, NZD $160
Good friend and serious foodie, Sue Story, gave me a recipe for a coffee rub that dramatically enhanced a lamb rack and the cabernet sauvignon we enjoyed with it.
Alpha Domus The Aviator 2015, Hawke’s Bay, NZD $70
Paritua 21:12 2014, Hawke’s Bay, NZD $130
Kemp Road Whenua 2009, Hawke’s Bay, NZD $45
Terra Tangra Grand Reserva 2013, Bulgaria, NZD $85
Clearview Estate Enigma 2016, Hawke’s Bay, NZD $58
The call went out from the Brown Paper Bag Club: BYO super-Tuscans to the suburban pizzeria, Napoli In Bocca, and we’ll have some fun.