Torbreck Woodcutter's Rosé 750mL

Adopting the traditional French method of Saignée, juice is “bled off” freshly destemmed fruit sourced from selected Barossa Mataro vineyards. This elemental winemaking process provides an insight into the personality and intensity of Barossa Valley Mataro – structure, texture and purity.

Strong winds at flowering at the beginning of the growing season reduced berry and bunch count in many vineyards. The difficult seasonal conditions continued up to harvest- a dry winter and spring were followed by very hot and dry December and January. 2020 was a difficult season to manage for both grower and winemaker with yields much lower than anticipated. Older vineyards with deeper roots remained steadfast under these conditions and produced small volumes of deeply concentrated wines from the lower yields. Semillon and Viognier were the starring whites, with delicate flavours and aromas. While the yields have been small, the overall quality has created deeply coloured and textured wines that resonate their place of origin.

Wine Fitting: Light bodied red