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Date Printed: 8/1/2014
La Vieille Ferme Cotes du Ventoux Rose 2003
La Vieille Ferme Cotes du Ventoux Rose 2003
(search item no. 75982)
screw cap wine


PRICE ON 8/1/2014: $10.99

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2006 Wine Spectator rating: 86 points
2004 Wine & Spirits rating: 91 points

Winemaker's Notes:

A lovely red/rose nose. Floral, a touch of aniseed and brown sugar. The delightful and distinctive character of La Vieille Ferme Rosé is the judicious blend of 50% Cinsault, 40%Grenache and 10% Syrah. grapes.
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About La Vieille Ferme:

Jean Pierre Perrin established La Vieille Ferme over 35 years ago, when he chose to produce an inexpensive, straightforward Rhône wine to sell by direct mail to French wine lovers. He used the same grape varieties in similar proportions to those planted at the family's Château de Beaucastel, in a similar vinification process. The result was an immediate success in France, a wine of character and style in keeping with its Beaucastel heritage.

Initially, Jean Pierre made only Côtes du Rhône, but steeply rising grape prices in 1976 caused him to switch to Côtes du Ventoux and eventually to produce a white wine from the mountainous Côtes du Luberon. La Vieille Ferme was introduced to the United States in 1970. The response was an immediate, overwhelming acceptance and an outpouring of critical acclaim from eminently knowledgeable critics who recognized La Vieille Ferme for its consistently fine quality and value.