Perrin & Fils La Vieille Ferme Rose 2023, Rhone Valley, France

“La Vielle Ferme” is a trademark of the Perrin family, most famous for their Estate Chateauneuf du Pape, Chateau de Beaucastel. Wine elaborated by Saignee method. The 2023 vintage is characterised by a beautiful climatic balance, which is reflected in the cellar. The mild winter was followed by a dry spring then a hot summer, particularly in August and September. Despite a slight lack of rain, these conditions allowed ideal ripening and the harvest began on August 22nd in perfect conditions. The first tastings reveal very balanced wines: they are rich, powerful and have good concentration, while having retained a beautiful freshness. A vintage that shows great potential. Harvest takes place early in the morning to preserve the freshness of the fruit and avoid oxidization of the aromas. As soon as the grapes arrive at the winery, they are pneumatically pressed which allows to extract the musts. Fermentation starts after settling and lasts about 15 days in temperature-controlled stainless steel tanks. After fermentation, the wines are kept in stainless steel vats and slightly fined before bottling. Varietals: Cinsault, Grenache, Syrah.