Villa Wolf Pinot Noir Rosé, Pfalz

In 1996, Ernst Loosen took over the languishing J.L. Wolf estate in the Pfalz region of Germany. The Pfalz lies between the Haardt Mountains and the Rhine River where the mountains protect the region from the harsh weather, making it one of the warmer and drier areas of Germany.

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This means that achieving full ripeness in the grapes is seldom a problem. For Ernst, taking on the J.L. Wolf estate was dêja vu all over again. As with the Dr. Loosen estate, Ernst seized the opportunity to revitalize a once-famous wine estate blessed with old vines in great vineyards. This is a true rosé, made with a brief maceration before pressing to extract a lovely salmon colour. It is light and refreshing, with bright berry and fruit flavours with a creamy texture and a splash of strawberry essence.

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