Verdelho

This cheeky Portuguese varietal is renowned for its lovely balance of acid and tropical fruit characters; ripe passionfruit aromas with hints of early picked stone fruit, and so is best enjoyed when young, fresh and crisp.

The Rosalie Joan block is three acres and located at the bottom of the vineyard, adjacent to the dam.

The vines are 20 years old, with a smaller addition to the block of 5 year old vines.

Rosalie Joan was sister and aunty to the Wilson family.

To order some of this fantastic wine, simply visit our online Cellar Door to order directly online. If you prefer, print out a copy of our order form, fill it out and fax or post it in.

 

2016

2016 'Rosalie Joan' Verdelho

Cases Produced:  242 cases

Winemaker:  Mark Woods

Medals:  Not entered into shows as yet

Description:   Passionfruit and nectarine characters with a crisp acidity.

Food Match:  Kashmiri king prawn curry.

Cellaring:  Drink now or age to 7 years


 

2015

2015 'Rosalie Joan' VerdelhoSOLD OUT

Cases Produced:  270 cases

Winemaker:  Mark Woods

Medals:  Not entered into shows as yet

Description:  Passionfruit and citrus characteristics with a crisp, clean finish.

Food Match: Steaming seafood paella

Cellaring:  Drink now or age to 6 years

 

 

 

2014 

2014 'Rosalie Joan' VerdelhoSOLD OUT

Cases Produced:  422 cases

Winemaker:  Mark Woods

Medals:  Not entered into shows as yet

Description:  Passionfruit and melon characteristics with a crisp, clean finish.

Food Match:  Thai king prawn red curry

Cellaring:  Drink now or age to 5 years

 

 

2013

2013 'Rosalie Joan' Verdelho SOLD OUT

Cases Produced: 525 cases

Winemaker: Mark Woods

Medals:  Not entered into shows as yet

Description:  Passionfruit and nectarine characters with a crisp acidity.

Food Match: Thai red duck curry.

Cellaring:  Drink now or age to 4 years.

 

 

2012

2012 'Rosalie Joan' Verdelho SOLD OUT

Cases Produced:  216 cases

Winemaker:  Mark Woods

Medals:  Not entered in shows as yet.

Description:  Rockmelon and passionfruit abound on the palate.  A big fruity white wine!

Food Match:  Black pepper and chilli skewers on the bbq.

Cellaring:  Drink now or age to 4 years.

 

2011

2011 'Rosalie Joan' Verdelho  SOLD OUT

Cases Produced:  243 cases

Winemaker:  Mark Woods

Medals:  Winestate Magazine 4.5 Star Rating

Description:  Passionfruit and melon characters, with a crisp and zesty acid structure.

Food Match:  Chilli Brisbane Waters mud crab.

Cellaring:  Drink now or age to 4 years.

 

2010

2010 'Rosalie Joan' Verdelho  SOLD OUT

Cases Produced:  580 cases

Winemaker:  Mark Woods

Medals: No tentered into Shows

Description:  Ripe passionfruit and stonefruit, balanced by a tight, crisp acid structure.

Food Match:  Garlic king prawns.

Cellaring:  Drink now or age to 4 years.

 

 

2009

2009 'Rosalie Joan' Verdelho  SOLD OUT

Cases Produced:  502 cases

Winemaker:  Mark Woods

Medals:  1 Silver medal

Description:  Super ripe nectarine and rockmelon characters imbued with a crisp & zesty acid structure.

Food Match:  Spicy quesadilla, wedge of Gruyere, prosciutto, olive & roasted chilli

Cellaring:  Drink now or up to 3 years

 

 

2008

2008 'Rosalie Joan' Verdelho  SOLD OUT

Cases Produced:  400 cases.

Winemaker:  Mark Woods

Medals:  1 Silver, 2 Bronze medals

Description:  Melon, honeysuckle and tamarillo with a touch of sweetness and a crisp, clean finish.

Food Match:  Kashmiri king prawn curry.

Cellaring:  3 years.

 


 

2007

2007 'Rosalie Joan' Verdelho SOLD OUT

Cases Produced: 225 cases

Winemaker: Mark Woods

Medals: 2 Silver medals

Description:  Rich, ripe stonefruit and passionfruit with a subtle hint of musky spice, balanced by a nice tight acid structure.

Food Match: Spanish tapas, or a steaming seafood paella.

Cellaring: Enjoy whilst young and fresh.

 

 

2006

2006 'Rosalie Joan' Verdelho SOLD OUT

Cases Produced:  300 cases

Winemaker: Mark Woods

Medals: 1 Silver, 2 Bronze medals

Description:  Ripe melon and passionfruit characters give this wine a beautiful and rich mouth feel.

Food Match:  Red curry of swordfish.

Cellaring:  Drink now.



 

2005

Not made this year.

 

 

 

2004

2004 'Rosalie Joan' Verdelho SOLD OUT

Cases Produced: 200 cases

Winemaker: Mark Woods

Medals: 2 Silver and 2 Bronze medals

Description:   Big upfront tropical fruit flavours with a tight yet soft finish.

Food Match:   Chorizo and fetta empanadas.

Cellaring:  Drink now.

 

 

2003

2003 'Rosalie Joan' Verdelho SOLD OUT

Cases Produced:  200 cases

Winemaker:  Steve Dodd

Medals: 2 Bronze medals

Description:  Ripe passionfruit and honeydew characters with some wonderful bottle age toastiness now present.

Food Match:  Char roasted Portuguese chicken.

Cellaring:  Good cellaring potential up to 6-7 years!

 

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