2015 Ferngrove Frankland River Limited Release Malbec Rosé

A wine of real interest given that not many rosés are produced here exclusively from Malbec. Ferngrove Estate in Western Australia's Frankland River region specialises in the variety, which it has grown since the winery was established in 1998.

A spectacular looking wine owing to the grape's violet colour, it shows neon light purple to crimson hues in the glass. I regret not having a photo.

Sweetly perfumed cranberry, raspberry and strawberry aromatics followed by some subtle spice and musk.
Deceptive wine as it appears and smells on the sweet spectrum side of things yet is dry to mid-dry once tasted.
There is smidge of candied fruit drop to add to the berry and Nashi pear flavours, which is offset by the acidity and chalky qualities. 
Approachable rosé with a velvety mouthfeel, good weight through the mid-palate and a tangy and refreshing aftertaste to finish. Good.  

Source: Retail. ABV: 13.7%. Closure: Screw Cap. Price: $15.00. Rating: 89 Points. 

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