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Actor, director, fashion designer John Malkovich on Pinot Noir and why he decided to start his own Provence wine brand.

September 16, 2019

Given his Provence postcode, the most traditional wine in his five-strong range, which falls under the IGP Vaucluse denomination, is a salmon pink rosé made from a portion of Cabernet grapes that are picked 10 days earlier than those destined for the reds. With its subtle notes of strawberry, melon and white peach, the refreshing drop is perfectly suited to sunny afternoons on the Côte d'Azur. While Pinot Noir may have been the more obvious choice for a rosé, Malkovich likes what the Cabernet brings to his pink, but isn't ruling out the idea of making a Pinot rosé one day.