La Motte is introducing a new addition to its well-known portfolio of wines – a French-style rosé called Vin de Joie. The 2021 La Motte Vin de Joie Rosé is an elegant choice that promises to bring joy. Whether your special time is social or simple – with loved ones around a table or a solitary hour with a book – enjoy them with an elegant glassful of La Motte’s dry and delicate Vin de Joie Rosé!

While the inspiration and the style of the La Motte Rosé honours the estate’s French winemaking heritage, the grapes for the wine are a true celebration of South African terroir and its diversity – in more ways than one. Promising to be the perfect glassful for everyday celebrations, the joy in the name and on the label was inspired by one of the true joys of biodiversity of the Cape Winelands – the Blushing Bride.

A blend of 71% Grenache, 19% Mourvèdre and 10% Syrah, the 2021 La Motte Vin de Joie Rosé offers a delicate salmon pink with a tinge of onion skin, typical of a Mediterranean-style rosé.  The nose offers subtle, but well-defined melon, rose petal and nectarine with the charming notes of Turkish delight in the background. The palate is juicy on entry, with a refreshing acidity and lovely lingering nectarine on the aftertaste. Polished and perfect for relaxed get-togethers and lengthy lunches, this refined Rosé is a delightful glass on its own and a versatile choice with food. Enjoy with the simplicity of leafy salads and Mediterranean plates, finely sliced Charcuterie and seafood in all shapes – from summertime sushi to comforting soups in winter.

Available at La Motte or at R99.

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