NZ’s enchanting rosés

By Michael Cooper In Wine

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27th December, 2012
Forget the lolly-water bottlings of yore – New Zealand is now producing some enchanting rosés. More than 100 are on the market, perfect for summer sipping. When buying pink, always go for the latest vintage – freshness is the essence of the wines’ appeal. Served gently chilled, rosé is unbeatable as a picnic wine and magical served with salmon. Amisfield Saignée Rosé 2012 From pinot noir grapes, estate-grown in the Cromwell Basin, this is an instantly engaging wine. Bright pink, it is full-bodied, with fresh, vibrant, strawberry and spice flavours, strong and ...

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