Some 6,000 bottles of "Miraval Rosé 2012? from the French vineyard owned by Hollywood couple Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie sold out today.
The bottles were on sale only in France on the Château Miraval web site. The wine went for 105 euros with all taxes and shipping included for a case.
"The sale started at 9 a.m., and all the bottles were sold out by 2 p.m.," said a spokesperson for the Vitabella, the public relations firm representing the vineyard.
Jolie and Pitt partnered with Marc Perrin, the owner of Château de Beaucastel in Châteauneuf-du-Pape, to create the label "Bottled b Jolie-Pitt et Perrin" 2012 Rosé vintage. In a statement, Perrin called the wine "aromatic with a round mouthfeel that is full of freshness."
Marc Perrin also spoke of the valley location that the 2012 vintage comes from. "This is a magical place that we traverse from one end to the other to discover exceptional plots. The valley, property of the château, offers an unmatched eco-system and gives the wines a unique style in terms of freshness and elegance."