Oyster Bay Sparkling Cuvée Rosé
There’s sparkling. And then there’s dazzling.
Fragrant cherry and fresh strawberry aromas, accentuated by a finely bubbled palate with a crisp, refreshing finish.
Recently awarded 4/4 Stars by Michael Cooper.
We set out to create a Sparkling Cuvée Rosé that captured the delicate cool climate flavours of New Zealand. From our vineyards in Hawke’s Bay and Marlborough we created a sparkling wine not to stand alongside the old world but to stand out as uniquely Oyster Bay. Its wonderful style and zesty fruit vibrancy are simply unforgettable.
Oyster Bay Sparkling Cuvée Rosé is a delightful marriage of Chardonnay and Pinot Noir. The elegant and zesty Chardonnay fruit brings finesse, and the fragrant, rich Pinot Noir imparts soft red berry fruit flavours to the wine..
Whether you want to mark a truly special occasion or simply add sparkle to your everyday you’ll find Oyster Bay Sparkling Cuvée Rosé is an unforgettable accompaniment. This is New Zealand’s unique cool climate varietal intensity at its sparkling best.
Oyster Bay Sparkling Cuvée Rosé, New Zealand – Awards and Accolades
2021 INTERNATIONAL WINE CHALLENGE, UNITED KINGDOM - OYSTER BAY SPARKLING CUVÉE ROSÉ - AWARDED 90 POINTS
Now in its 38th year, the International Wine Challenge (IWC) is accepted as the world's most rigorous, impartial and influential annual wine competition.
2020 Michael Cooper, New Zealand - OYSTER BAY SPARKLING CUVÉE ROSÉ - AWARDED 4 OUT OF 4 STARS
Michael Cooper, New Zealand’s most acclaimed wine writer whose work includes the Wine Atlas of New Zealand. In the 2004 New Year Honours, Michael was appointed an Officer of the New Zealand Order of Merit for services to wine writing.
2019 Sydney International Wine Competition, Australia - OYSTER BAY SPARKLING CUVÉE ROSÉ - AWARDED A BLUE GOLD MEDAL
Sydney International Wine Competition is one of Australia's longest-running wine events with wine finalists judged in wine style categories alongside food of similar palate weight.
2015 Natalie MacLean, Canada - OYSTER BAY SPARKLING CUVÉE ROSÉ - AWARDED 90 POINTS
Natalie MacLean is Canada’s most quoted wine writer and was named the World’s Best Drinks Writer at the World Food Media Awards in Australia.
Oyster Bay Sparkling Cuvée Rosé, New Zealand – Technical Information
Oyster Bay Sparkling Cuvée Rosé is a wonderful marriage of Chardonnay and Pinot Noir. The elegant and zesty Chardonnay fruit brings finesse, and the fragrant rich Pinot Noir brings soft red berryfruit characters to the wine. We select premium Chardonnay clones with small, intensely flavoured grapes.
These low-yielding vines are grown on ancient alluvial river terraces and produce concentrated, pure varietal flavour along with a natural zesty acidity, which is ideal for creating Super Premium sparkling wine.
The Pinot Noir vines are grown on alluvial silt soils to provide uniform ripening and fruit concentration. These Pinot Noir grapes are carefully handpicked to protect the fruit flavours, which also deliver a delicate colour to the wine.
Oyster Bay Sparkling Cuvée Rosé, New Zealand – Winemaking Techniques
Our winemaking philosophy is to capture the special character of New Zealand’s cool climate viticulture – to consistently produce distinctly regional wines that are elegant and assertive with glorious fruit flavours.
The flavours we love so much are there from the moment we pick the grapes. They come from the unique cool climate and ancient soils where our vines grow and we work hard, using a science and a love of the land to create remarkable flavours in every bunch.
We call these elegant and assertive wines with glorious fruit flavours.
Uniquely New Zealand, undeniably Oyster Bay.