2017 Xavier Goodridge Shirley Rose Rosé

Yarra Valley, VIC

Full throttle natural Rosé made from 100% Yarra Valley Cabernet. As interesting as it is delicious!


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Categories: Natural & Lo-Fi Wines

About The Wine

Xavier Goodridge is making some really interesting and bloody delicious natural wines from around Victoria, and this Rosé is one that will really sit you back in your seat.

It's made from 100% Yarra Valley Cabernet - not something you see much in modern Rosé - but by gee does it work here.

There are plenty of dry Rosés out there that sacrifice flavour for light, pinky colour. Here, Xavier crams in the flavour and builds body with cleaver winemaking, whilst keeping it delicate and refreshing. It's a balancing act that not all can achieve.

Texture and tannin, fruit and freshness - this is a beauty!

Winemaker Xavier Goodridge
Additional Info

From The Producer

Blend : Cabernet Sauvignon (100%)
Closure : Crown
Drink Until : 2020
Bottle Size : 750ml

Expert Reviews

Critic Reviews

DDS review

This is super fragrant, with a melody of red fruits really leaping out of the glass. Ripe strawberries and red cherries, watermelon follow on the quite full-bodied palate, with cleansing acidity whipping through and lovely fine tannins leaving you coming back for more. A smidge of pleasant herbal complexity takes this above and beyond simple dry Rosé. Twist of orange peel and Angostura bitters through the finish. Quite a wine, this - as interesting as it is gluggable. - Different Drop Wine Team


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