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Zonte’s Footstep

Zonte’s Footstep
2015 "Scarlet Ladybird" Rose, Fleurieu Peninsula

Pair this wine with:
Beef Fish

Category: Rosé

Date Tasted:
Country: Australia
Alcohol: 13.5%
91 Points
Gold Medal
Exceptional
$18.00
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2016 World Value Wine Challenge Best Value Australian Rose

Zonte’s Footstep
2015 "Scarlet Ladybird" Rose, Fleurieu Peninsula

Pair this wine with:
Beef Fish

Category: Rosé

Date Tasted:
Country: Australia
Alcohol: 13.5%
Brilliant reddish amber color. Toasty, fruity aromas and flavors of caramelized cherries and strawberries, praline, and honey drizzled cranberry toast with a satiny, vibrant, fruity medium body and a tingling, interesting, medium-long pickled watermelon, tart apple, reduced lemon, and pepper finish with a suggestion of oak. A savory, toothsome rose tailor made for lighter meat or salmon dishes.
Tasting Info
Wine Glass Style: Crisp & Lively
Aroma Aroma: caramelized cherries and strawberries, praline, and honey drizzled cranberry toast
Taste Flavor: pickled watermelon, tart apple, reduced lemon, and pepper
Sweetness Sweetness: Dryish
Enjoy Enjoy: on its own and with food
Recipes Pairing: Wood Grilled Salmon, Veal Piccata, Grilled Salmon
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A savory, toothsome rose tailor made for lighter meat or salmon dishes.
The Producer

Zonte’s Footstep

The Producer
169 Douglas Gully Road
McLaren Vale, SA 5171
Australia
61 -8 83 83 20 83
Rose
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Serve in a Rosé Wine Glass
Rosé refers to a wine made when red grapes are given slight skin contact to produce a blush, light copper, salmon or pink color. Rosés range from bone-dry to medium- sweet and are made in most major wine producing countries. Among the most famous examples are Tavel from France’s Rhone Valley, numerous offerings from Provence in southern France as well as several excellent versions from Puglia in southern Italy.

Often thought of as a summer wine – in this case, a substitute for red wine when the weather is hot – they can be enjoyed year round. The drier versions, of course, are meat for food pairings; recommended matches include chicken salad, vegetables and seafood such as tuna or salmon (especially with a rich rosé made from Cabernet Sauvignon or Pinot Noir).
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