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Bethany First Village Rose

Bethany First Village Rose

Bethany First Village Rose

Beautifully pale salmon in colour the fruit for this wine were picked early specifically for rose then quickly pressed to retain fresh red fruits and crisp acidity. The nose displays small red berry fruits and floral hints whilst the palate is fresh and lively with great weight and spicy complexity making this a serious and dangerously moreish wine.

A full and textural palate that carries the lovely spicy red fruits on a bed of gentle acid, fine phenolics and fresh, bright aromatic florals. A long finish is languid, gently fruited and refreshing.

A sophisticated dry Rose that has been wonderfully crafted to enjoy at any occasion of just because it’s Friday night.

With some of the oldest vines in the Barossa, Bethany Wines has a special place in the region’s winemaking story.

Johann Gottlob Schrapel and his family arrived from Silesia on the George Washington in 1844. This was just eight years after South Australia was settled. Like many Silesian migrants, they travelled by ox cart to Bethany (Bethanien), and established the Barossa’s first settlement.

Johann planted the first vineyard in 1852 from cuttings carried from Europe. He built a wine cellar and had reputation as a winemaker. Despite this our family were grape growers for the next four generations.

In 1981, fifth generation brothers Robert and Geoff established Bethany Wines. They built a winery in the quarry where the early pioneers had hewn stone for their homes. They crushed 2 tonnes of Shiraz and Riesling, launching the next chapter of the Schrapel wine story.

The early 1980s were tough for Barossa grape growers. A glut followed a red wine boom and grape prices fell below production cost. The State Government wanted growers to pull out old Shiraz and Grenache vines. They encouraged growers to plant new varieties or leave the industry.

Fortunately, the brothers chose to establish a tradition of winemaking from this undervalued yet irreplaceable resource of old vineyards.

To find out more about the winery go to http://www.bethany.com.au/our-wines

To see our full range of Bethany wines go to http://www.auswinesonline.co.uk/product-category/bethany-wines/

Bethany First Village Rose

Producer: Colour: RoséGrape: AustralianRegion: South AustraliaSKU: beth04

£18.99 a bottle

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Bethany Wines

www.bethany.com.au/
Bethany Wines has built a reputation as one of Australia’s finest wine producers, underpinned by a strong sense of family tradition since the mid-1800s.

The winery is owned and run by the Schrapel family, who first planted vines in 1852 soon after arriving from Silesia. Like many of their fellow Germanic migrants, they established a home in Bethany and cleared the land to grow winegrapes and graze animals. More than a century later, fifth generation descendants, brothers Geoff and Robert Schrapel, established Bethany Wines as a wine company.

Today, Bethany Wines boasts one of the finest views overlooking stunning sweeping vineyards in the Barossa Valley and beyond. Geoff and Robert’s philosophy has remained constant – to produce exceptional wines that express the microclimate and terroir of the Barossa Ranges and Eden Valley.

The winery specialises in ultra-premium Shiraz and a range of other table wines including Riesling, Semillon, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Merlot, Shiraz Cabernet and Old Vine Grenache. Bethany Wines is also world-renowned for its Old Quarry Fronti (white port) and Old Quarry Tawn

South Australia

South Australia is the largest wine producing state of Australia. It may be surprising to most that the Riverland region is the state’s largest grape producing area. The Barossa Valley is famed for its full-bodied, rich, ripe and generous reds. The Coonawarra is internationally renowned for its Cabernet Sauvignon (and prized ‘terra rossa’ soils). Padthaway, McLaren Vale, and the Clare Valley all make major contributions, and the importance of the Adelaide Hills is rapidly increasing.

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