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Music Mogul James “J” Prince Debuts Loyalty Brand Wines

Photo courtesy of Loyalty

Legendary music mogul James “J” Prince has launched a new wine brand, Loyalty. The brand has introduced a line of wines, including Loyalty Rosè, Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, and Merlot sourced by Maison Le Star, a French winery. The Loyalty brand offers a unique spin on some of the most popular varieties and is now available nationwide.

A limited-edition collection featuring the Loyalty Collection’s four French wines, now available here.

“Wine has become my wind-down beverage of choice,” says J Prince. “As an entrepreneur, I’ve always believed in starting businesses that spoke to me and my lifestyle. Maison Le Star is a top producer of winemaking grapes and the perfect partner in this business.”

“As a major French wine player, we at Maison Le Star are very proud and truly honored that J Prince decided to trust us with this amazing project,” says Chloe Chadeau, Maison Le Star’s US Export Manager. “He’s been an inspiration throughout this journey and all of our team gave the best to meet the expectations of this incredible wine collection. As a business partner, we will continue to show J Prince that Respect and Loyalty are values we cherish at Maison Le Star.”

Photo courtesy of Loyalty

Loyalty Rosè: The Bubbly Rosè contains Grenache, Syrah, Cinsault, Ugni Blanc, and Colombard grape varieties. The direct pressing allows for a pale color, low-temperature fermentation, and short aging on fine lees. Bubbly Rosè Wine displays an elegant and bright pale pink color. Its nose evokes notes of small red fruits and citrus. It has a lively attack followed by around the body with fine bubbles. Lingering red fruit notes remain on the finish. It is 12.5 percent alcohol by volume.

Loyalty Gold: This 100 percent Chardonnay grape aged in thermo-regulated stainless-steel vats creates aging on fine lees. With its delicate golden hue, the Chardonnay Gold offers a delicate bouquet of dry fruit and white flowers. The palate is fresh and well-balanced between sweetness and acidity, with a delicious note of peach on the finish. Contains 12 percent alcohol by volume.

Loyalty Cabernet: This 100 percent Cabernet grape is produced by using a combination of traditional savoir faire and modern winemaking techniques. At each step, every effort is made to ensure that the Cabernet’s unique character is respected. Loyalty Cabernet displays a deep red color that reveals on the nose elegant and intense black fruit aromas. The palate is concentrated and well-balanced, lingering on fruit and licorice notes. It has 14.5 percent alcohol by volume.

Loyalty Merlot: This 100 percent Merlot grape is produced by using a combination of traditional savoir faire and modern winemaking techniques. At each step, every effort is made to ensure that Cabernet’s unique character is respected. Loyalty Merlot displays a deep red color that reveals on the nose elegant and intense black fruit aromas. The palate is concentrated and well-balanced, lingering on fruit and licorice notes. It contains 14.5 percent alcohol by volume.

James “J” Prince is the CEO of Houston-based Rap-a-Lot Records, and boxing manager to the sport’s top talents, such as Andre Ward and previously Floyd Mayweather Jr.

Houston Mayor Bill White and the City Council honored Prince for his decades of commitment and dedication to the city with the proclamation of James Prince Day in Houston. The recognition came on the heels of the groundbreaking for a new recreation center Prince built in Houston’s 5th Ward.

Prince led the charge on educating youth about HIV/AIDS prevention and testing with the launching of Strapped, in coordination with a string of initiatives and events set up to address the issue of AIDS in the Black community.

In 2018 he released his bestselling memoir, The Art & Science of Respect, to critical acclaim. 

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