2022 Malene Old Vine Rosé of Grenache & Cinsault
The palest, most nuanced of our rosés. This wine explores the serious side of rosé. Exceptional fruit from low yielding, 50 year-old vines handled with minimal intervention and treated much like we would a top-quality chardonnay with a little oak and malolactic. Treat this rosé as you would a high-end aromatic white with regard to food pairing and aging. Historically, this wine has been 100% Grenache. Because of extremely low yields, we decided to make a blend with the Cinsault block adjacent to the Grenache. The Cinsault shares the same vine age, soil and aspect as the Grenache and compliments the Grenache perfectly.
The 2022 Old Vine Rosé, a serious yet vibrant blend of Grenache and Cinsault, showcases its youthful energy and dynamic flavors. With a nose featuring zesty pomelo and sweet white peach, this wine celebrates the more engaging aspects of life. The palate echoes these bright flavors, accompanied by a subtle hint of oak and a lively acidity that persists through the finish.