About This Wine
This attractive and serious Rosé shows strawberry, red cherry, raspberry, blueberry and a touch of spice and floral notes in the mix on the nose.
The palate is a delightful mix of juicy ripe berries with fine acidity balancing the texture while a mineral dryness drives the length of the palate yet the lasting taste is of berries.
It is a good aperitif style as well as having the structure and texture to go with a range of Mediterranean food.
Victory Point is rated a 5 Star producer by James Halliday's Australian Wine Companion.
|Varietal(s)||Malbec Cabernet Franc|
Margaret River Wine
In the southwest of Western Australia, the Margaret River wine region is unique in that it is the most maritime-influenced region in all of Australia. The cool Indian ocean breezes come in through the summer to keep the temperatures around the vines steady resulting in an unusually even accumulation of warmth in the growing season. It is also quite dry as interestingly less than 20% of the annual rainfall occurs as the grapes are growing. The region’s climatic factors have been compared to what Bordeaux would be like in a dry season. While the region’s total production is relatively small (3% of Australia’s total wine production), it is responsible for 20% of our premium wine market.
Cabernet Sauvignon, Shiraz as well as Bordeaux blends are all very popular red wine options in the region.
For whites, refreshing blends of Sauvignon Blanc and Semillon as well as complex, age worthy Chardonnays are the specialties.
The Wine Front – Malbec and Cabernet Franc. Victory Point seems to be on the rise. Good stuff this. Crisp red fruits, something of a violet perfume, but some muck and forest floor with it. Crunchy, lightly tannic, grip and shape through the mouth, and a long dry finish.
James Halliday – Made from malbec and cabernet franc, with a small amount barrel-fermented, which has not led to any salmon tinge to the colour. It has a distinctive flavour profile, not surprising given its varietal base; spiced plum comes to the fore of both its bouquet and palate, and continues in an unbroken stream through to the finish.
World Wine –