Yangarra Estate

Roux Beauté McLaren Vale Roussanne

9.211 ratings
9.37 pro ratings
McLaren Vale, Fleurieu, South Australia, Australia
Roussanne
Pork, Fish, Cream Sauces, Chili & Hot Spicy, Chicken, Pate, Shellfish, Veal, Shellfish, Crab & Lobster
Top Notes For
Bob McDonald

We were lucky to have probably the benchmark for the Roussanne grape about a month ago with the Chateau Beaucastel. This Yangarra was not as stone fruit fleshy as the old vine Beaucastel. Skinnsy notes from being fermented in ceramic eggs Two thirds fermented on skins with extended contact; one third fermented without skins. A full bodied white on the palate with notes of Quince with some viscosity and low acid finishing with some bitterness from those skins which is good. Grows on you with each sip. In summary a very good new world Roussanne.

We were lucky to have probably the benchmark for the Roussanne grape about a month ago with the Chateau Beaucastel. This Yangarra was not as stone fruit fleshy as the old vine Beaucastel. Skinnsy notes from being fermented in ceramic eggs Two thirds fermented on skins with extended contact; one third fermented without skins. A full bodied white on the palate with notes of Quince with some viscosity and low acid finishing with some bitterness from those skins which is good. Grows on you with each sip. In summary a very good new world Roussanne.

May 21st, 2021
Trevor Maskell

Great Roussanne here. Honey blossom, texture, weight. Beautiful fine youth. Lovely length. Superb

Great Roussanne here. Honey blossom, texture, weight. Beautiful fine youth. Lovely length. Superb

1 person found it helpfulMar 22nd, 2015
David T

Independent Sommelier/Wine Educator

9.2

This was the white tasting of the day at Yangarra. On the nose, tropical fruits, melon and the softest most delicate yellow florals. Creamy month entry that is extremely elegant, nuts, powdery soft minerality, pineapple, peach, melon, citrus blend, beautiful yellow soft florals, high acidity yet mellow. Creamy style as the wine spent some extra time on lees.

This was the white tasting of the day at Yangarra. On the nose, tropical fruits, melon and the softest most delicate yellow florals. Creamy month entry that is extremely elegant, nuts, powdery soft minerality, pineapple, peach, melon, citrus blend, beautiful yellow soft florals, high acidity yet mellow. Creamy style as the wine spent some extra time on lees.

Apr 7th, 2017
Kapyrick Wine

v16. Nice. Recommend room temp. Soft, toasty nose. Creamy, pear fruit. Medium, round, zesty , mineral and baking spice finish.

v16. Nice. Recommend room temp. Soft, toasty nose. Creamy, pear fruit. Medium, round, zesty , mineral and baking spice finish.

Mar 20th, 2022
Dave Kluz

Cloudy, perfume and floral goodness. Apricot and rose petals with a lot of texture.

Cloudy, perfume and floral goodness. Apricot and rose petals with a lot of texture.

Dec 31st, 2015
Carla Hine

Such a cool Roussane. Nothing flabby or oily about this!

Such a cool Roussane. Nothing flabby or oily about this!

Mar 5th, 2016
Ronnie Sanders

Owner/Importer Vine Street Imports

9.0

Ronnie had this 2 years ago

Ronnie had this 2 years ago

Feb 19th, 2020
Louis Schofield

Sommelier/Wine Merchant East End Cellars

9.6

Louis had this 7 years ago

Louis had this 7 years ago

Apr 16th, 2015
Charlie Beatty

Buyer wineworksonline.com

8.7

Charlie had this 8 years ago

Charlie had this 8 years ago

Nov 2nd, 2014
Charlie Beatty

Buyer wineworksonline.com

10

Charlie had this 8 years ago

Charlie had this 8 years ago

Nov 2nd, 2014