An early frost at the beginning of April gave way to a hot and particularly dry summer. A major fire occurred during the middle of August and ravaged 7,000 hectares of land, including 1,000 hectares of vines. The month of September was punctuated by storms and hail. Although these extreme conditions pointed to a heterogeneous vintage, the rainfall that hit a few days before the harvest salvaged the vineyard and boosted the ripening process. Despite this unstable climate, the grapes harvested showcased an exceptional quality. Discover our selection of 2021 rosé wines today, which will complement your aperitifs and dinner parties with friends beautifully!
Located in the heart of the Provence region, to the northeast of Saint-Tropez, Château d'Esclans produces fine rosé wines that are renowned for their excellence well beyond the borders of France. The grapes are meticulously selected from the finest terroirs in Provence. Harvested at night, the grapes undergo a precise and delicate vinification process. This iconic rosé, with its light colour and complex nose, harmoniously reveals a concentrated, rich and elegant expression on the palate.
Château Léoube is located in the heart of Cap Benat, in a natural cove that protects the estate from the Mistral wind. Le Secret de Léoube is an aromatic and delicate wine, whose name refers to its subtle blend of Cinsault, Grenache and Cabernet Sauvignon grapes. This rosé wine showcases an alluring elegance, a lengthy feel on the palate and an intense fruity expression.
Facing the Mediterranean Sea, Château Sainte Marguerite watches over an illustrious terroir that has been cultivated since ancient times. Grown exclusively in an organic manner, this Côtes de Provence La Londe vineyard produces a fresh and complex rosé wine. A bright colour seamlessly leads to an expressive nose and a structured and persistent palate.
Cru Classé since 1953, Château Saint-Maur stands out due to its vineyard that enjoys a clay-limestone soil, rich in schist and quartz. Elegant and aromatic, the Excellence 2021 vintage combines fresh aromas of fruit and citrus fruit. With its structured and rich expression, this rosé wine will add lift to your entire meal.
Located in the heart of the Saint-Tropez peninsula, Domaine de la Rouillère has watched over its terroir for over a century. Within this exceptional vineyard, numerous grape varieties are cultivated, and their nuances are elevated to new heights through a subtle blend. A fruity and precise nose gives way to a delicate palate with a pure aromatic expression.
Since 1896, the Ott name has been a reference among the finest Provence rosé wines. BY OTT rosé 2021 by Domaines Ott* stems from a rigorous selection of grapes that are housed in the new Château de Selle cellar, then vinified in a purpose-built vat room. This alluring and iconic wine showcases its intense fruity expression as well as its delicate and silky feel.
Acquired by Marcel Ott in 1912, Château de Selle enjoys its ideal location on high, sunny limestone hills with stony, arid soils. Fresh and complex, this Côtes de Provence rosé will seduce you with its crystalline colour, delicate nose and rich, mineral palate.
For four years now, the Limited Edition M by Minuty wine has offered a sophisticated expression of the Provençal estate's love of all art-forms. Through a collaboration with the artist Léa Amati, this 2021 vintage invites us on an artistic journey that enhances the day-long beauty of the Tropezian coastline. Comprising a subtle blend of Grenache, Cinsault and Syrah grapes, this wine is enticing due to its elegance, its aromatic richness and its freshness.
Among one of the 23 estates to gain the Cru Classé title in 1955, Minuty boasts the excellent and refined identity of fine Côtes de Provence wines throughout the world. Hailing from vineyards that rest on schist and limestone soils, Prestige 2021 exhibits an alluring precision, aromatic richness and minerality.
A benchmark for Provence wines, Château Miraval is also the utter embodiment of the Perrin family and Brad Pitt’s never-ending pursuit of excellence. Stemming from a selection of vineyards located at an altitude of 350 metres and resting on clay-limestone soils, Miraval rosé 2021 exhibits a perfect balance between acidity and minerality. With a brilliant colour and an elegant bouquet, this rosé reveals a full and perfectly balanced palate.
Produced since 2018, Studio by Miraval is a refined and gourmet invitation to discover the legendary music studio created by Jacques Loussier, former owner of the estate. A perfect expression of the Mediterranean way of life, this rosé comprises a subtle blend of Cinsault, Grenache, Rolle and Tibouren, and will entice you with its liveliness, its iodine character and its intense aromas of white flowers.
The Cuvée des Commandeurs is one of the emblems of the Peyrassol estate, an illustrious reference whose history dates back to the 13th century. A subtle alliance between balance and aromatic richness, this wine reveals a delicate pinkish colour, a fruity nose and a refreshing palate with a silky feel.
Following the acquisition by the LVMH group, the estate has only produced a few thousand bottles for its first vintage. Château Galoupet is poised among the most iconic rosé references and offers a complex, rich, mineral and structured style. This fine gourmet rosé stems from an estate that takes great pride in carrying out an environmentally friendly approach and is presented in an amber-coloured glass bottle made of 70% recycled glass.