Wines

Luna de Fresa Tempranillo (Rosé) 2016

RRP $240.00 /Case
Club $192.00 /Case
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Club Price: $0.00
RRP $20.00 /Bottle
Club $16.00 /Bottle
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Total: $0.00
Club Price: $0.00

Tasting Notes

We have been growing Tempranillo with passion for the last 16 years. In that time Luna Roja and Luna Temprana have arisen and now our Rosé completes the trilogy. The full moon in June is known as the ‘Strawberry Moon’ to the Algonquin tribes of New England, appearing at the time of the strawberry harvest. Luna de Fresa translates as strawberry moon. At Gemtree, we let the moon influence our harvesting time too. Through her firmly-held belief in biodynamics, Melissa grows beautifully balanced Tempranillo fruit. From this Mike has crafted Gemtree’s Rosé; bright, delicious and brimming with strawberry aromas and flavours.

Colour

Bright Salmon

Nose

Floral and perfumed with strawberry, orange blossom and hints of guava.

Food Pairings

Pan fried whiting fillets with Asian greens.

Palate

Light and dry, with flavours of fresh strawberry, finishing with a lovely creamy texture. A great quaffing wine, best served chilled.

Specifications

Varietals

100% Tempranillo

Alcohol

12.8%

Cellaring potential

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Winemaker's notes

Since planting Tempranillo at Gemtree in 1999 we have been experimenting with making different styles to showcase the region and our biodynamic philosophy. In that time three wines have arisen, Luna Roja, Luna Temprana and Luna de Fresa. Our 3rd vintage of Luna de Fresa continues the focus on the Biodynamic rhythms. The fruit was hand-picked, crushed and destemmed, held in the press for a few hours to extract colour and flavour, and the free run only put into tank. With minimal sulphur additions, the wine was naturally fermented to dryness, racked, stabilised and bottled.

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