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Zonte’s Footstep

Zonte’s Footstep
2022 Scarlet Ladybird Rosé, Fleurieu Peninsula

Pair this wine with:
Fish Pork Turkey

Category: Rose

Date Tasted:
Country: Australia
Alcohol: 13% RS: 0.30%
94 Points
Gold Medal
Exceptional
$20
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2022 World Wine Championships - Best Value Australian Rose Most Giftable Wine

Zonte’s Footstep
2022 Scarlet Ladybird Rosé, Fleurieu Peninsula

Pair this wine with:
Fish Pork Turkey

Category: Rose

Date Tasted:
Country: Australia
Alcohol: 13% RS: 0.30%
Silvery pink color. Aromas and flavors of green strawberry, raspberry, tart cassis and garden herds, and strawberry lemonade with a supple, crisp, dry medium body and a long finish with shades of tart strawberry, raspberry with mint, and strawberry kiwi. A dry yet fruit-forward Rosé with well balanced acidity, this would hold up to the classic French Rosé styles.

Tasting Info

Wine Glass Style: Rich & Full
Aroma Aroma: green strawberry, raspberry, tart cassis and garden herds, and strawberry lemonade
Taste Flavor: Same as aromas with shades of tart strawberry, raspberry with mint, and strawberry kiwi
Sweetness Sweetness: Dry
Enjoy Enjoy: Now on its own and with food
Recipes Pairing: Baked Ham, Turkey, Grilled Salmon
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A dry yet fruit-forward Rosé with well balanced acidity, this would hold up to the classic French Rosé styles.

The Producer

Zonte’s Footstep

The Producer
169 Douglas Gully Road
McLaren Vale, SA 5171
Australia
61 -8 83 83 20 83

Their Portfolio

91 Zonte’s Footstep 2020 Excalibur , Sauvignon Blanc, Adelaide Hills 13% (Australia) $15.00.
89 Zonte’s Footstep 2020 Shades of Gris, Pinot Grigio, Adelaide Hills 13% (Australia) $15.00.
90 Zonte’s Footstep 2020 Scarlet Ladybird Rosé, Fleurieu Peninsula 13.5% (Australia) $15.00.
87 Zonte’s Footstep 2018 Chocolate Factory, Shiraz, McLaren Vale 14.5% (Australia) $19.00.
91 Zonte’s Footstep 2018 Lake Doctor, Shiraz, Langhorne Creek 14% (Australia) $19.00.
89 Zonte’s Footstep 2018 Blackberry Patch, Fleurieu Peninsula 14.5% (Australia) $19.00.
87 Zonte’s Footstep 2018 Canto , Sangiovese, Fleurieu Peninsula 13.5% (Australia) $19.00.
89 Zonte’s Footstep 2018 Love Symbol , Grenache, McLaren Vale 14.5% (Australia) $19.00.
92 Zonte’s Footstep 2018 Baron Von Nemesis, Shiraz, Barossa Valley 14.5% (Australia) $48.00.
91 Zonte’s Footstep 2018 Super Trooper, Shiraz Cabernet, Fleurieu Peninsula 14% (Australia) $17.00.
89 Zonte’s Footstep 2019 Blackberry Patch, Cabernet Sauvignon, Fleurieu Peninsula 14% (Australia) $20.00.
93 Zonte’s Footstep 2019 Chocolate Factory, Shiraz, Mclaren Vale 14.5% (Australia) $20.00.
93 Zonte’s Footstep 2021 Excalibur, Sauvignon Blanc, Adelaide Hills 12% (Australia) $17.00.
93 Zonte’s Footstep 2019 Lake Doctor, Shiraz, Langhorne Creek 14% (Australia) $20.00.
87 Zonte’s Footstep 2021 Scarlet Ladybird Rosé, Fleurieu Peninsula 13% (Australia) $17.00.
91 Zonte’s Footstep 2018 Super Trooper Shiraz Cabernet, Shiraz, Fleurieu Peninsula 14% (Australia) $17.00.
89 Zonte’s Footstep 2020 Chocolate Factory, Shiraz, McLaren Vale 14.5% (Australia) $20.00.
88 Zonte’s Footstep 2022 Excalibur, Sauvignon Blanc, Adelaide Hills 13% (Australia) $17.00.
86 Zonte’s Footstep 2022 Lady Marmalade, Vermentino, Fleurieu Peninsula 11.5% (Australia) $17.00.
92 Zonte’s Footstep 2020 Lake Doctor, Shiraz, Langhorne Creek 14.5% (Australia) $20.00.
88 Zonte’s Footstep 2021 Love Symbol, Grenache, McLaren Vale 14% (Australia) $20.00.
94 Zonte’s Footstep 2022 Scarlet Ladybird Rosé, Fleurieu Peninsula 13% (Australia) $20.00.

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).