Maidenii Roselle (750ml)
Roselle is the common name for Hibiscus Sabdariffa. The bright red calyx at the base of its bloom adds colour and flavour to Maidenii’s new bitter. These vibrant colours and flavour are blended with 23 other botanicals including Australian natives, such as Strawberry Gum, Tasmanian pepper berry and Salt Bush. The bitterness comes from various roots, in particular gentian from Aubrac in the centre of France.
Roselle’s wine-base is Heathcote-grown Nebbiolo and Mourvèdre fermented as rosé, which is fortified with the unique blend of botanical tinctures. Sugars are entirely residual from the grapes, at around 100 g/l. The dryer, aperitivo style of bitter produced lends itself to a variety of pours. Serve neat as a digestif, with soda or try a local twist on the Negroni. 22% Alc./Vol.