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2018 Boneline Pink Noise Rose

2018 Boneline Pink Noise Rose

91 Points Richard Caro
2018 Boneline Pink Noise Rose
91 Points Richard Caro

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A new Rose from a stylish Waipara producer. The Pink Noise has a softly dry palate that is one of the finest in the Rose genre this summer, and is also a bold combination of two rare blending partners, Pinot Noir and Merlot. While the Pinot wafts with subtle red berry fruits, the Merlot lends a roundness to the finish -- which has no sweetness but a seamless softness. Very cool and most delicious, the Pink Noise is a must try for late afternoon and aperitif.

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$24.99 in mixed 6+ or $27.99 per bottle

Overview

Grape

60% Pinot Noir and 40% Merlot

Its Origins

Boneline are a Waipara operation with a serious focus on terroir. Waipara’s lime-rich soils and nearly identical climate to Chablis allow Boneline to explore stylistic bridge points between the more restrained French and more brightly fruited characteristics of New Zealand terroir wines. The name Boneline itself invokes a network of ideas linking their wines and terroir to the primordial history of the site, directly referring to fossilised fish bones that have been found around the Waipara River - which also appear on their labels - and indirectly referring to the lime in the soil, itself a residue of fish calcium that forms the various bone-like substrata of many Waipara vineyards and makes the region such a special place for wine. Bringing to their work a broad range of human and marketing as well as winemaking talents, Boneline look set to define new possibilities for their exceptional place and it’s offerings.

What The Critics Say

Winemaker notes on 2018 vintage

"Pink watermelon in colour with hues of sepia and cherry blossom. Lofty aromas of strawberry, rock melon and dried cranberry captivate at first followed by more complex secondary notes of spicy poached pear. Mouth coating autumnal fruit, juicy currant bites and sweet grapefruit pith lead to a satisfyingly tart nectarine and cream finish. Our tribute to summer..."

Stats & Food Matching

  • Variety

    Pinot Noir

  • Colour

    Rosé

  • Region

    Waipara

  • Closure

    Cap

  • Volume

    750ml

  • Alcohol

    14.00%

  • Maturity

    2018 - 2020

This Wine Goes Well With

with CANAPES
with CHICKEN
with SEAFOOD

Taste

3

Delivery & Returns

We deliver throughout New Zealand and to some locations overseas. Our deliveries are made by trusted third party carriers. For further details on prices and delivery options please go to DELIVERY INFORMATION section of our site.

If for any reason you are not entirely happy with your order or you suspect that they may be affected by a quality issue, please do not hesitate to contact us and we will remedy the problem straight away. Contact us on 0800 422 767.

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