A South Australian wine with a modest $22 worth ticket has received a coveted global award, being named the rose of the year by leading Chinese language judges.
Taylors Wines within the Clare Valley took the top prize for its 2020 Estate Pino Noir Rose at the China Wine and Spirits Finest Fee Awards on Monday evening.
The non-public comes at a contentious time, following China’s dash to slap wide import tariffs on Australian wines.
“Australia hasn’t been resistant to the rose wave that has taken over the global drinks industry and it’s thrilling that Australia is being recognised amongst one of the most most efficient producers on the earth,” winemaker and managing director Mitchell Taylor said.
Judged blind by a panel of 100 experts, the Chinese language awards are the greatest and most prestigious within the country.
Despite considerations with authorities over imports, other Australian companies additionally did successfully.
The Queen of Hearts Rose from Curtis Family Vineyards, Safe it to the Grave Rose from Fourth Wave Wine, and Globe Skimmer Rose from Zonte’s Footstep had been all awarded medals within the rose class.