ARC Rose 2020 Victoria Mornington PeninsulaARC Rose 2020 Victoria Mornington Peninsula
ARC Rose 2020
This year we treated our rose a bit differently. The grapes all hail from the Mornington Peninsula where half is tempranillo from Hickinbotham Vineyards and the other half Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot from Karina. It’s a zippy little number with fine acidity but a generosity of red fruit coming from the Merlot.
Bottled unfiltered and un-fined.
A.R.C or A Random Collection was founded in 2017 after musings and dreams from a previous life working restaurant floors. The vision of working the land, being in touch with nature and living within our means came to life a few years ago after we made the leap from our lives in Sydney and ended up with our very own permaculture farm in West Gippsland Victoria.
As A.R.C started we sourced our fruit from a selection of vineyards predominantly in the nearby Mornington Peninsula allowing us to learn our craft, experiment and further establish our vision for the brand. We firmly believe in ethical farming practices and in early 2020 we were thrilled to be presented with an opportunity to lease 3ha of established biodynamic vines just outside the town of Warragul. This amazing site is perched between the foothills of the Strzelecki Ranges to the south and Mount Baw Baw to the north. Its rich red volcanic soils produce wines of elegance, poise and character. We are delighted to see A.R.C evolve as we continue to understand and learn from this magical site. Our work in the cellar is hands off, preferring not to manipulate the wines and rather let them express their fruit and journey. All wines are wild ferment, not filtered or fined and vegan friendly.
Bouchard Rose VDP N.VBouchard Rose VDP N.V
Bouchard Rose VDP N.V
Bouchard Aîné & Fils’ “Rosé de France” blend uses mostly Cinsault Noir grapes to achieve a very elegant, fruity wine.
A beautiful clear rosé with purplish tints.
Fruity with hints of gooseberry and citrus fruits.
Slightly acidic for optimum freshness. Pleasantly soft in the mouth and easy to drink
Christina Zweigelt Rose 2019 AustriaChristina Zweigelt Rose 2019 Austria
Christina Zweigelt Rose 2019 -Ripe, fresh and summery, this beautiful rose of 100% Zweigelt is certain to satisfy. Aromas and flavors of strawberry, melon and cranberry pour out of its mineral-laden foundation, and six months on the lees help give the wine its generous texture.
Domaine Les Fouques Cuvee Tradition 2018Domaine Les Fouques Cuvee Tradition 2018
Domaine Les Fouques Cuvee Tradition 2018. This Rosé displays a wonderfully full fruited and fleshy appeal, showing more density and textural layering than many other Provence counterparts. The low intervention winemaking throws elements of funk and texture, adding to the profile of peach, melon and wild strawberries. An energetic wine, as Yves and I concurred.
Fighting Gully Road Rose 2019-Victoria BeechworthFighting Gully Road Rose 2019-Victoria Beechworth
Fighting Gully Road Rose 2019. Light salmon-pink colour, with freshness of hue. The bouquet is complex and meaty, smoked smallgoods, charcuterie-like, and at quite a remove from the fresh, grapy style of Aussie rosé. It’s soft and round, easygoing and gentle, with moderate length and a clean finish. Lovely balance and great drinkability. Excellent Aussie rosé
Helen’s Hill Lana Rose 2020 Victoria Yarra ValleyHelen’s Hill Lana Rose 2020 Victoria Yarra Valley
Helen’s Hill Lana Rose 2020 The bouquet presents itself delicately. Crushed rose petals and strawberries being the standout. From there, the palate is presented with similar traits. Strawberry fruits and light acidity are complimented with mouth coating, yet subtle texture from the time this wine spent in oak.