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Wine

La Vieille Ferme Rose 6/1500 2019

Situated on the slopes of Mont Ventoux, the vineyard benefits from a cooler climate than down in the plain. The grapes mature slowly and maintain a good acidity level. The wine is rich, fresh and balanced.

Sediment left by the seas of the Tertiary period at the base of the chalky Mont Ventoux. Red Mediterranean soils originating from cretaceous hard chalk, calcareous debris and round stones from old alluvium.

Made of Cinsault, Grenache, and Syrah using the saignée method (French for bleed off), this rosé is born of bleeding off some of the partially colored wine from a tank of what is bound to be red but hasn't yet spent the time on its skins enough to extract more than a rosé color. This not only concentrates the remaining red but yields a nice rich rosé to boot!

Beautiful pink and red tones mark the color. The nose is floral with hints of aniseed and brown sugar that give way to aromas of white flowers, cherries and fruit drops on the palate.
Tasting note from the Perrin Family

Food Pairings

Steaks, pasta with meat sauces, sausages the spicier the better. Barbecued ribs or chicken. Burgers and brats.

Where to find this wine

Accounts that have purchased this wine in the previous twelve months are listed below, alphabetically by city. Please call ahead to confirm availability or vintage

Kowalski's Excelsior Market
Excelsior
952-229-8300

Lakeside Wine & Spirits
Long Lake
952-475-2936

Kowalski's Uptown Market
Minneapolis
612-377-3448

South Lyndale Liquor
Minneapolis
612-827-5811

Zipp's
Minneapolis
612-333-8686

Lowry Hill Liquors
Minneapolis
612-871-2500

Trader Joe's - Minneapolis
Minneapolis
612-339-2110

Harbor Wine & Spirits
Mound
952-472-0648

First Grand Liquors
Saint Paul
651-227-7039

Kowalski's Grand Market
Saint Paul
651-698-3366

Midway Liquor Store
Saint Paul
651-644-7900

Lowertown Wine & Spirits
Saint Paul
651-222-3661

Sam's Club - Sartell
Sartell
320-253-8882

Scandia Olde Towne Liquor
Scandia
651-433-5845

Kowalski's Shoreview Market
Shoreview
612-418-4043

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