Elmie, Rosé 750ml 2018South Africa, Stellenbosch
'A distinctively elegant rendition of our native Pinotage grape. Celebrating life, love and friendship with Elmie, the zesty character who changed our lives forever.' – Reg Holder & Etienne Terblanche, winemakers
'My rosé of the year is a first release from the talented Reg Holder. It's a wine that tastes as good as it looks: direct pressed and very pale, with the understated concentration of two dryland Pinotage vineyards, rosehip and watermelon flavours and a long, refreshing finish. 2019-21.' – Tim Atkin SA Special Report 2019, 93/100
'Local rosé was until recently a rather weak category but some more considered efforts are starting to emerge, the Elmie 2018 a case in point. Made by Reg Holder, previously of Delheim, working in conjunction with viticulturist Etienne Terblanche from Stellenbosch Pinotage, it’s an understated offering. Pale orange in colour, the nose is shy with just a hint of rose-like perfume while the palate is very light and fresh – there’s a subtle red fruit character before a gently pithy finish.' – Christian Eedes, WineMag.co.za, 89/100
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AG: Antonio Galloni of Vinous.com | AM: Allen Meadows of Burghound.com | CE: Christian Eedes of Winemag.co.za | DEC: Decanter | GS: Greg Sherwood MW | JS: James Suckling | JR: JancisRobinson.com | JD: Jeb Dunnuck | NM: Neal Martin of Vinous.com OM: Old Mutual Trophy Wine Show | PG: Platter's Guide | ST: Stephen Tanzer of Vinous.com | TA: Tim Atkin MW | VIN: Vinous.com | WA: Wine Advocate | WE: Wine Enthusiast | WM: Winemag.co.za Report | WS: Wine Spectator