Château Minuty was purchased in 1936 by the Matton-Farnet family and soon after, the vineyards were completely replanted with a focus on traditional, local grape varieties, painstakingly farmed to produce lower yields. By the 1960s, this quality-led approach had paid dividends as the wines of Château Minuty became a fixture on the lists of the finest restaurants of the Côte d’Azur. A négociant arm was added to the business in 1995, applying their quality-focus and production know-how to a complementary range of branded wines under the Minuty label.
This foresight and dedication cemented their position as one of the most-recognised producers in the region, long before the explosion in popularity of delicate, pale rosés that has occurred in recent years. A splendid, pleasurable wine : The Grenache and Cinsault blend form an aromatic harmony offering notes of peach and candied orange. The flavor is crisp and round on the palate. Vineyard The grapes come from a rigorously sourced selection of the best vineyards in the Côtes de Provence, planted on mica-schist soil.
After gentle pneumatic pressing, the juice is left briefly on the skins to extract colour, followed by temperature controlled fermentation in stainless steel tanks. The wine did not undergo malolactic fermentation and was bottled unoaked. A beautiful pale pink colour, with aromas of redcurrants giving way to a fresh, yet well-rounded palate offering delicate flavours of peaches and candied orange peel.
Create an account to start your exclusive shopping experience and checkoutCreate an Account