A DOZEN YEARS OF TRUE ROSÉ – OUR STORY
Lorenza Rosé was founded in 2008 by Melinda Kearney, a wine industry veteran from Napa Valley and her daughter Michèle Lorenza Ouellet, an international fashion model. Sharing a love of the beautiful Provençal Rosé, they set out to make in California a wine of intention that was vineyard driven, delicate, dry, low alcohol and full of light. Old vines would lend the wine complexity and authenticity and would feed their desire to create a wine of substance. Strangers became friends and doors generously opened to the outstanding vineyards that have been the source of Lorenza True Rosé.
The sandy soil of the California Delta is home to the ancient vines that provide the grapes from which Lorenza is made. The Bechthold Vineyard Cinsaut was planted in 1847. Spenker Ranch, the original source of Carignan was planted in 1906. Head trained, own rooted vines, weathered and with stories to tell, these vines are central to the blend which was inspired by the Bandol icon, Domaine Tempier. Hand picked, direct to press with fermentation in separate stainless steel tanks allows the individual lots to develop and express their beauty fully before the final blending. Lorenza Rosé delivers a sun-kissed, mineral driven palate, low ABV and perfect pale hue.