Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie wine sells out in hours

The first 1,000 cases of wine produced by Hollywood A-listers Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie were snapped up within hours of going on sale on the internet.

In all, some 6,000 bottles of Miraval 2012 rosé – made for the couple by the Perrin family and priced at €105 per half-dozen – were sold in just five hours on Thursday morning.
The back label of the wine, which has the appellation Côtes de Provence, says: ‘Mis en bouteille par Jolie-Pitt & Perrin.’

According to the wine’s website, orders for the 2012 vintage are now closed, although a further 100,000 bottles have been sold to restaurants and wine merchants.

The 60-hectare Jolie-Pitt vineyard, part of the Château Miraval estate in Provence which the film star pair bought for a reputed €40m in 2008, also produces red and white wines.

The news comes a month after revealed that the couple had enlisted the help of Château Beaucastel owners, the Perrin family, to produce and market the wines of Miraval, in Correns.

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