2022 Mada Wines Nebbiolo Rose

Delicate Nebbiolo Rose from Hamish Young. As pretty as a picture.
Rated 4.8 out of 5 stars
4 Reviews

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The Mada Rose has a delicate pale colour, enticing aromas of cherry, raspberry and some herbal spice, and a dry finish that borders on savoury.

There's some partial whole bunch, and a third of the fruit was fermented in old French oak.

The end result is just super Rose drinking, with a classy edge, much like winemaker Hamish.

Watermelon slushy, smashed nectarine and orange rind./p>

Vineyard: Mullany Family. Wombat, Young, NSW. Planted: 1996

Soil type: Ancient red sands, shale, granite.

Processing: Moderate pressings included for added tannin extract and subsequent texture to balance the fine crunchy acidity.

Fermentation: Steel (60%), old French oak (30%), and whole berry ferment (10%).

Region: Canberra District, NSW
Blend: Nebbiolo (100%)
ABV: 12.50%
Closure: 750ml
Bottle Size:

91 Points - "Pale looking rosé packing some good flavour. Peaches and cream, raspberry, cranberry, a whiff and slurp of fennel and away we go. Glossy textured, pretty to drink, a rose hip tea-like tartness/pleasing bitterness and a smudge of that tea tannin too. Lively, easy drink." - Mike Bennie (The Wine Front)

Customer Reviews

Rated 4.8 out of 5 stars
Based on 4 reviews
Total 5 star reviews: 3 Total 4 star reviews: 1 Total 3 star reviews: 0 Total 2 star reviews: 0 Total 1 star reviews: 0
4 reviews
  • JO
    Juliette O.
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    1 year ago
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    Rated 5 out of 5 stars
    One of my favourite Australian Rosés

    This Rosé is deliciously savoury, and pairs wonderfully with seafood and spicy dishes. I’ll be keeping a bottle of this Rosé chilled and ready to go year-round!

  • BB
    Barbara B.
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    2 years ago
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    Rated 4 out of 5 stars
    Almost a 5

    I’m a big Nebbiolo fan, so love this rosé

  • CD
    Clare D.
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    2 years ago
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    Rated 5 out of 5 stars
    Elegant rose

    Although wine drinkers for many years, we are new to Different Drop and love all the new unfamiliar winemakers showcased. Rose's are my "go to" for summer drinking and am really enjoying such a different selection. Pale in colour and very refined, this rose definitely lives up to the website notes. My husband is not normally a rose drinker but once tasted the bottle didn't last long! We thoroughly enjoyed this very smooth, delicious rose!

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Mada Wines

Mada wines sees ex-Eden Road operational winemaker Hamish Young venture out on his own for the first time.

Sourcing fruit from some great sites across the Canberra and Hilltops regions, his first releases were a smash hit and his star continues to rise.

His wines show a fresher and more modern side of NSW wine, all about vibrant fruit and ease of drinking. He looks for texture in his aromatic whites, freshness in his delightful red wines, each release sees him refine his own 'house style' a little more.

This is a Canberra producer to watch for the future - one of the new crop shaking up the regional scene.

As Mike Bennie once said, "Mada Wines should be put on your list of wines to watch, or indeed to buy a bit of....then probably a lot of."

Winemaker Hamish Young Mada Wines

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