Minuty Ch. Prestige Rose 2021
This light rosé wine expresses some very intense aromas of citrus fruits and white flowers. its velvety mouth associated with its freshness gives it something very aerial. The grapes are carefully selected and come from vines cultivated in integrated farm way.
The Matton-Farnets have been in the wine industry for almost three centuries, beginning at the Domaine de Chateauneuf in Vidauban, and continuing at Château Minuty from 1936 where Gabriel Farnet, the grandfather of François and Jean-Etienne, the current owners, set up. Gabriel Farnet replanted the entire wine estate and returned Château Minuty to its former glory. It was built under Napoleon III, as was the small chapel that the cuvee de l’Oratoire takes its name from and which was the estate’s flagship bottle for a long time. The most prestigious hotels on the Côte d’Azur still have its fat Burgundian-shaped bottles. In 1955 Château Minuty was one of 23 estates to be consecrated as a classed growth of the Côtes de Provence.