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La Minuette in its new bottle shows great freshness and subtle notes of grapefruit. This blended rosé comes from the limestone terroir of La Livinière. Its pale colour and floral bouquet represent the Minuette variety of rose planted in Kenya by Tim Ford in 1982, during his 25 years of rose production in Africa. A nod to both the past and the future, La Minuette exemplifies estate values, where wines are rooted in tradition and made in the spirit of today.

Vintage

2019

Grape Variety

60% Mourvèdre, 15% Syrah, 15% Grenache, 10% Cinsault

Tasting notes

A fresh floral and raspberry nose.

Organic & vegan wine

Certified organic wine and vegan friendly

Press and Awards

17/20 - Jancis Robinson - Juil.2020 "(...)Interesting dusty nose – not at all fruity. But the wine is ineffably elegant. Long and glittering, in a subtle quarried-quartz kind of way, with minerality and fine crystals of acidity. Has a strange inner luminousness. A wine that shrugs away if you try to search for flavours, but pulls you toward when you lean in to sense it. (TC)
89 pts - Wine Spectator - Nov. 2019. "An open-knit rosé, offering lots of freshness to the melon and white raspberry flavors that are nicely spiced and accented by floral, salty mineral and white peach details. Mouthwatering finish."

Tasting notes

A fresh, floral and raspberry nose with a good minerality making it a juicy, unctuous and very gourmand rosé.

Vinification process

One part hand picked in crates and the other part by harvesting machine , Direct pressing , Sulphur-free vinification between 14°C to 18°C

Vineyards

Mourvèdre : La Livinière, Syrah : La Livinière , Grenache : La Livinière, Cinsault : La Livinière

Ageing

Blending – On fine lees for 3 months – Bottling

Further information

  • Alcohol : 12.5%
  • Total acidity H2SO4 : 4.36 g/L
  • pH : 3.27
  • Level of sulphur : 78 mg/L
  • Residual sugar : 3.9 g/L