Château Minuty Rosé et Or 2019, Côtes de Provence, France

Beautifully situated in a Provençal village called Gassin, Château Minuty is a family owned estate that has belonged to the Matton-Farnet family for over eighty years, spanning three generations. This is a vibrant, expressive rosé that combines zestful aromas with an intense freshness allowing the fruit to fully embody the wine. Grape varieties: Grenache and Tibouren. Soil/Climate: Cultivated using sustainable agriculture methods, the vineyard thrives in a coastal area with southwest exposure on soils composed of mica shist. Vinification: The grapes are harvested by hand. De-stemming and crushing are followed by cooling and inert gas injection. Free-run juices are selected. Alcoholic fermentation at 14°C.. Tasting notes: Color: Pale with translucent reflections Nose: Sharp notes of citrus fruit and white flowers. Palate: Complex with an exceptional freshness and finesse offering notes of pink grapefruit and white peach. Winemaking process. Harvest of the grapes by hand picking. Crushing and total destemming, followed by a cooling of the harvest making it inert. Selection of the free run juices. Alcoholic fermentation at 14 ° C