Stephen Cronk had been nurturing a plan to make wine for 15 years and in 2009 finally moved his family to the south of France to do just that: four years later his wines are being noted as some of the best from the region.
Mirabeau is still owned by its founders and is based in the beautiful Provençal village of Cotignac, east of Aix-en-Provence. They currently have 200 hectares of vines, in some of the highest altitude vineyards in the Cotes-de-Provence appellation. Their vineyards are managed sustainably, using a method called Lutte Raisonée, with as little intervention as possible.
After only 8 vintages Mirabeau has won a plethora of awards for their range of wines, including Gold Medals in Paris, Lyon and The Drinks Business Rosé Masters. Robert Parker’s Wine Advocate described Mirabeau as “about as good as Provençale rosés get” - we couldn't agree more.