Full Review

Sidewood

Sidewood
NV Estate Sparkling Rosé, Pinot Noir, Adelaide Hills

Pair this wine with:
Chicken

Category: Brut Rose

Date Tasted:
Country: Australia
Alcohol: 12.5% RS: 0.10%
88 Points
Silver Medal
Highly Recommended
$19

Sidewood
NV Estate Sparkling Rosé, Pinot Noir, Adelaide Hills

Pair this wine with:
Chicken

Category: Brut Rose

Date Tasted:
Country: Australia
Alcohol: 12.5% RS: 0.10%
Pink color. Aromas and flavors of spicy cherry preserves and strawberry yogurt with a satiny, bright, finely carbonated, medium body and a smooth, refreshing, breezy finish evoking notes of raspberry and lychee with no oak flavor. A tangy, quenching Rose sparkler.

Tasting Info

Wine Glass Style: Crisp & Lively, Fruity, Funky, New World & Savory
Aroma Aroma: spicy cherry preserves and strawberry yogurt
Taste Flavor: Same as aromas with notes of raspberry and lychee
Sweetness Sweetness: Dryish
Enjoy Enjoy: Now Enjoy on its own
Recipes Pairing: Oven Fried Chicken, Chicken Kebobs, Cobb Salad
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A tangy, quenching Rose sparkler.

The Producer

Sidewood Estate

The Producer
PO Box 828
Oakbank, 5243
Australia
61 -(08) 8389 9234

Their Portfolio

90 Sidewood NV Sparkling, Adelaide Hills 11.5% (Australia) $18.00.
92 Sidewood 2016 Mappinga, Shiraz, Adelaide Hills 14.5% (Australia) $45.00.
91 Sidewood 2017 Mappinga, Shiraz, Adelaide Hills 14.5% (Australia) $45.00.
91 Sidewood 2017 Mappinga, Chardonnay, Adelaide Hills 13% (Australia) $25.00.
89 Sidewood 2018 Shiraz, Adelaide Hills 14.5% (Australia) $21.00.
89 Sidewood 2018 Pinot Noir, Adelaide Hills 13% (Australia) $25.00.
87 Sidewood 2018 Chardonnay, Adelaide Hills 12.5% (Australia) $19.00.
90 Sidewood 2019 Sauvignon Blanc, Adelaide Hills 12.5% (Australia) $18.00.
93 Sidewood 2014 Isabella Sparkling Rosé, Adelaide Hills 12% (Australia) $25.00.
91 Sidewood NV Sparkling, Pinot Noir-Chardonnay, Adelaide Hills 11.5% (Australia) $18.00.
87 Sidewood 2018 Mappinga, Fumé Blanc, Adelaide Hills 11.5% (Australia) $25.00.
87 Sidewood 2015 Cassandra Blanc de Blancs, Adelaide Hills 11.5% (Australia) $.00.
92 Sidewood 2014 Isabella Sparkling Rosé, Adelaide Hills 12% (Australia) $25.00.
90 Sidewood 2015 Chloe Cuvée Sparkling, Adelaide Hills 11.5% (Australia) $25.00.
91 Sidewood 2018 Signature Abel, Pinot Noir, Adelaide Hills 13% (Australia) $30.00.
88 Sidewood 2014 Isabella Rosé Sparkling Wine, Adelaide Hills 12% (Australia) $30.00.
87 Sidewood 2018 Mappinga, Chardonnay, Adelaide Hills 12% (Australia) $25.00.
91 Sidewood 2018 Mappinga, Shiraz, Adelaide Hills 14.5% (Australia) $50.00.
92 Sidewood 2017 Stablemate, Shiraz, Adelaide Hills 14.5% (Australia) $17.00.
90 Sidewood 2017 Stablemate, Cabernet Sauvignon, Adelaide Hills 14% (Australia) $14.00.
91 Sidewood 2017 Mappinga, Shiraz, Adelaide Hills 14.5% (Australia) $45.00.
92 Sidewood 2019 Mappinga, Shiraz, Adelaide Hills 14.5% (Australia) $45.00.
91 Sidewood 2019 Mappinga, Chardonnay, Adelaide Hills 13% (Australia) $30.00.
90 Sidewood 2019 Shiraz, Adelaide Hills 14% (Australia) $22.00.
93 Sidewood 2019 Pinot Noir, Adelaide Hills 12.5% (Australia) $30.00.
91 Sidewood 2020 Chardonnay, Adelaide Hills 12.5% (Australia) $19.00.
90 Sidewood NV Sparkling Rosé, Adelaide Hills 12.5% (Australia) $19.00.
92 Sidewood 2021 Estate, Chardonnay, Adelaide Hills 12.5% (Australia) $19.00.
87 Sidewood 2021 Estate, Pinot Gris, Adelaide Hills 13% (Australia) $19.00.
93 Sidewood 2020 Estate, Shiraz, Adelaide Hills 14.5% (Australia) $22.00.
93 Sidewood 2021 Estate, Pinot Noir, Adelaide Hills 13% (Australia) $22.00.
91 Sidewood 2019 Stablemate, Cabernet Sauvignon, Adelaide Hills 14.6% (Australia) $18.00.
86 Sidewood 2021 Stablemate, Shiraz, Adelaide Hills 14.5% (Australia) $18.00.
88 Sidewood NV Estate Sparkling Rosé, Pinot Noir, Adelaide Hills 12.5% (Australia) $19.00.
89 Sidewood NV Estate Sparkling, Adelaide Hills 12% (Australia) $19.00.

Brut Rose

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Serve in a Champagne Flute
Although Rosé Champagne accounts for little more than 10% of overall Champagne production, it is arguably the trendiest style of Champagne. While a definition of Rosé Champagne (all are made in a Brut style with lower dosage) is difficult, what every rosé Champagne has in common is its color, ranging from pale salmon and copper to bright pink.

Rosé Champagnes are made by one of two processes: either assemblage, where still red wine is added to the Champagne or by the saignée (literally “bleeding”) where the color of the Champagne is derived from skin contact. Rosés can be made from 100% red grapes –Pinot Noir and/or Pinot Meunier or can even be primarily Chardonnay; thus there are many different styles. As red grapes add more weight to the wine, rosé Champagnes are better suited to pairing with meat and game.