2019 Vignerons Schmölzer & Brown Pret-a-Rose

Beechworth, VIC

Pitch-perfect pale, complex and utterly delicious Beechworth Rosé from one of Victorian wine's most exciting producers.

$28.00

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About The Wine

VS&B continue to kick goals with each new release - without a doubt one of the great rising stars out of Victoria. Here comes their beautiful dry, complex Rosé, right on point.

This all-Beechworth blend of Pinot Noir and Sangiovese is a must-try for lovers of a more savoury style of Rosé. It was made naturally with no additions except a little sulphur. Hand picked, basket pressed straight into, as Tessa puts it, "oooooooold barriques" then left alone on lees for a few months to build body.

The fragrance and soft red berries of Pinot Noir combined with the gentle spice and structure of Sangiovese makes for a winning combination.

Rosé continues to grow in popularity and with so many easy-to-love examples like this out there at the moment, it's not hard to see why.

About Vignerons Schmölzer & Brown

Tessa and Jeremy are playing a long-game with their Vignerons Schmolzer & Brown label.

They have invested in a block of land high in the hills behind Beechworth and have planted 10,000 vines on it over the last couple of years with the plan to farm it organically. Tessa has a wealth of experience from time at Sorrenberg and Kooyong, Jeremy is an architect by trade with an eye for detail.

It comes as no surprise that the buzz around this husband and wife team is palpable and the praise is high. Max Allen called them, “one of a remarkable number of impressive new wine labels to have cropped up in Beechworth over the last five years.” 

They are going to be at the forefront of Beechworth wine for many years to come.

Tessa and Jeremy in Thorley vineyard
Tessa and Jeremy in Thorley vineyard
Beechworth, VIC
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From The Producer

Our 2019 Rosé is an all-Beechworth blend of Sangiovese and Pinot Noir. Made as a white wine, fruit is crushed, stomped and basket pressed to a mix of old barriques and puncheons with full solids, where it wild ferments without temperature control. It sees three to four months on lees before sulphuring, finishing and bottling. It’s always bone dry, and should be savoury and complex yet thirst-slaking.

Blend : Pinot Noir, Sangiovese
ABV : 13%
Closure : Screw cap
Drink Until : 2021
Bottle Size : 750ml

Jeremy & Tessa in the winery
Jeremy & Tessa in the winery
Beechworth, VIC
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Pretty as a picture. Dry, peachy, a lick of creamy lees through the mid-palate. Almost a pillowy texture in the mouth with crisp acidity, citrus and stonefruit all playing their part. It's absolutely spot on. Maybe the best Rosé yet from this duo. - Different Drop Wine Team

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Delicious!

Light, bright, beautiful colour, wonderfully dry and eminently drinkable. Just love it!

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