Grant Burge `Alfresco` Moscato Rosa 2014 (6 x 750mL), Barossa, SA.

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Overview

The fruit for this Moscato Rosa is sourced from premium vineyards in the Barossa Valley and around South Australia. Grant selects only the best parcels of grapes to make this premium, delicate, fruit-driven wine with excellent balance, which is best enjoyed chilled on a warm Summer day.

The fruit was crushed and destemmed. The juice was then cold settled and inoculated with natural yeast to retain the natural fruit characters. The fermentation process was carried out at cool temperatures (below 10 degrees) for three weeks at which time the fermentation was stopped to retain the natural grape sugars. The wine at just 8% alcohol was then bottled early under low temperatures in order to retain the natural carbon dioxide which appears in the wine as subtle bubbles.

Region:
SA - Barossa
State:
South Australia
Country:
Australia

Winery Tasting Notes

Colour

Crimson in colour.

Aroma

Bursting with fragrant aromas of strawberry, Turkish delight and subtle musk.

Palate

The delicate flavours of strawberry and red berry fruits all follow on the palate, where the natural sweetness is balanced by refreshing acidity.

Food Matching

Well suited as an aperitif or as a match to spicy Asian dishes. This wine is at its best when young and fresh.

Vintage
2014
Region
SA - Barossa
Grape Style
Moscato
Closure Type
Screwcap closure
Alcohol
8%

Winery Profile

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History and Tradition

Grant Burge is a fifth-generation Barossa Vigneron. Throughout his career, Grant has been one of the most respected and innovative forces in the Australian wine industry. The history of the Burge family and their long association with winemaking in the region can be traced back to March 1855, when noted tailor John Burge immigrated to the Barossa from Hillcot, near Pewsey in Wiltshire, England with his wife Eliza and their two sons. With help from his sons Meshach and Henry, John’s farm flourished with wheat, sheep and viticulture. His eldest son Meshach continued the farming tradition and was a prominent community leader. He married Emma in the early 1900s and they had eight children. First-born Percival established the Wilsford Winery in 1916, beginning the Burge winemaking tradition. Percival had two sons, Noel and Colin, and Colin and his wife Nancy had one son, Grant. Following in the footsteps of his father and forefathers before him, Grant now carries the winemaking tradition into the 21st century

Family Owned

Grant Burge Wines was formed in 1988 by Grant and his wife Helen, and is located in the heart of the Barossa Valley on the banks of Jacob's Creek and is still proudly family owned. Continuing the family tradition, Grant and Helen have now brought the sixth generation into the fold. Eldest son Toby is the company’s Vineyard Manager, upholding the premium quality and consistency of fruit produced from the vineyards. Amelia joined the Marketing Department in an assistant role early in 2007, and in late 2008 went out into the world to gain more experience to bring back to the company later on in her career. Trent, the youngest, has been part of the hardworking cellar team at the Illaparra Winery since vintage 2006. All three children share Grant and Helen’s vision to continue this long family tradition of bringing exceptional wines to the world.

“I am a romantic, and I have a real sense of my family history, of my father and grandfather, and what they achieved.” Grant Burge

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