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2020 Dune Bonaire Rose

McLaren Vale, SA

Pale, dry and delicious Rosé from McLaren Vale.

$24.00

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About

About The Wine

Dune is a new project from the family that brought you Coriole wines.

The fruit for this delicious new Rosé comes from the Blewitt Springs vineyard that the Lloyd family has procured over the last few years.

This is a blend of Carignan and Shiraz with a slash of Sangiovese picked early and dialled into a pale, dry and effortlessly drinkable style.

A touch of oak was used to enhance texture but primarily this is about a light and breezy wine style that will match with everything from seafood to white meats. 

About Dune

Duncan and Peter Lloyd are the latest generation of Lloyds (of Coriole fame) to make wine in McLaren Vale.

Growing up immersed in the hotbed of food and wine culture that is McLaren Vale, the boys have now partnered up to start their own wine project with a stunning vineyard in Blewitt Springs as the centrepiece.

The grapes are farmed organically, the wines are made with a gentle touch, but rather than let the 'minimal intervention' philosophy hem them in with dogma, the boys are free to tinker and blend as they see fit.

These are fantastic, energetic wines that have set a cracking pace with only a few vintages under the brand's belt. Keep your eyes peeled for what's next for the brothers Lloyd.

The Dune vineyard
The Dune vineyard
McLaren Vale, SA
Additional Info

From The Producer

The 2020 is made from Carignan, Shiraz and a little Sangiovese . These were all picked for Rose in late feb.

The fruit was handpicked and pressed off into seasoned barrels and one stainless tank. The stainless tank was fermented cool on light lees- the barrel component was ambient, wild and on full solids.

after a months the two parcels were blended and retuned to barrels prior to bottling.

The style is bone dry but full of texture, red cherry sweet herbs and orange blossum . 

Blend : Carignan, Shiraz, Sangiovese
ABV : 13%
Closure : Screw Cap
Drink Until : 2023
Bottle Size : 750ml

Expert Reviews

Critic Reviews

93Points
Halliday Wine Companion

"An intensely flavoured and remarkably savoury rosé. Onion skin/copper hue. Delicious, attesting to how exciting a rosé can be. A sort of only-in-Australia giddy blend in which carignan imparts a briary thread of tannin, sangiovese some frisk and workhorse shiraz is the filler. Orange zest, tamarind, rosewater and sapid cherry scents reverberate on the palate. Towed long by a skein of mouth-watering acidity." - Ned Goodwin MW (Halliday Wine Companion)

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