Awarded 92 points and Highly Recommended status by Decanter (www.decanter.com) in their November 2017 edition review of Australia's "Other" Whites... (see blue link below).
Jansz Premium Rose NV - November 2017 Decanter review
... and 92 points in their Novemver 2017 feature on Tasmania!
Jansz Premium Rose NV - November 2017 Decanter review (Tasmania)
The name Jansz pays homage to Tasmania’s namesake, the Dutch explorer Abel Janszoon Tasman who first sighted the island in 1642. In fact, when it was established in 1975, the Jansz vineyard was originally named after Tasman’s ship, the Heemskerk. In 1986, esteemed Champagne house - Louis Roederer partnered with the owners of Heemskerk Wines to produce Tasmania’s first premium vintage sparkling wine. They saw the similarities between the climate here and the famous wine region of their homeland. In 1997, the Hill-Smith family purchased the vineyard and began the journey that has seen Jansz Tasmania become one of the most highly regarded sparkling wine houses in Australia.
Specially selected and crafted individual batches form the basis of this Rosé. The fruit used in this wine is selected from cool climate vineyards across Tasmania dedicated to growing sparkling wine fruit.
The Jansz Tasmania Premium Rosé is based upon Jansz wines from several vintages. As with their Premium Cuvée, batches are kept separate during winemaking to maximize blending options and final wine complexity. Secondary fermentation takes place in the bottle and is aged on yeast lees until the perfect balance of strawberries and cream is reached, which usually takes up to three years.
Look for a vibrant, delicate pink hue with a fine persistent bead, a subtle nose of Turkish Delight and rose petal florals, and a mouth full of mousse creaminess and strawberries with a refreshing finish.