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Boat Shed Nebbiolo Rosé, Adelaide Hills 2010

As recommended by Tony, we tried this Aussie Rosé and thoroughly enjoyed it!

Made from nebbiolo, which is more famous in Barolo from Italy and very rare anywhere else. There is, however, an outpost in the Adelaide Hills in Australia with a handful of producers really working hard to produce good wine. Most of these, and the Barolo’s are expensive (and also red). This is €14.99 from O’Briens, and a Rosé.

The biggest thing about the Boat Shed Nebbiolo Rosé is that it has a very easy drinking cherry and strawberry fruit flavour with hints of rose petals. Very approachable and, dare I say it, gluggable. The other thing is that it has a texture to the palate, and this helps with food: anyone who wants to drink rosé with turkey this Christmas … go for this!

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