Mahana 2016 Carbonique Pinot Noir Upper Moutere Hills Rosé (Nelson)

As the name suggests, this is fermented using carbonic fermentation. While it should be applauded for trying something new, the experiment, in this case, doesn't really work. Reductive and stinky at first, this eventually blows off to reveal ripe melon and red fruit notes, with florals and (thanks to the carbonic) a distinctly bubble gum quality. The palate, at 14% alcohol, is on the hot side, with a medium to full body and a heaviness of fruit that lacks brightness and freshness. Christina Pickard

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  • Alcohol
    14%
  • Bottle Size
    750 ml
  • Category
    Rose
  • Importer
    Pacific Rim Wine Logistics
  • Date Published
    5/1/2018
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