Vintages: 2013 (current release)
In 2013, for the first time, Rosnay produced a Rose table wine without any sulfur dioxide to preserve it. It is made from 75% Shiraz and 25% Mourvedre, a late ripening Spanish red wine grape widely grown in the south of France. It is resistant to drought and disease, and makes a soft and rustic wine, ideal with earthy flavours of root vegetables, mushrooms, grilled meats, game and duck. The Shiraz give a rich, spicy palate and is traditionally a partner of Mourvedre.
The 2013 Freedom Rose has bright pink colour, with a touch of red brick, floral nose and light fruit character with nice acidity balanced with a touch of residual sweetness. Serve chilled.
The wine is not made for ageing. Only a limited amount of this wine is produced each year to ensure that the wine is sold within 12 months of bottling.
The original label painting by Florence Statham is of the Ibis who are wonderful and frequent visitors to Rosnay.