known by famous names such as Côte-Rôtie, Condrieu, Saint-Joseph and Château-Grillet. These red and white wines from the northern Côtes-du-Rhône tell the story of a land which is unique in the world, where low walls and terraces have sculpted the slopes for 2000 years. They unveil the personalities of each wine grower, passionate craftspeople who are ready to introduce their wines to you during a testing at the cellar or a visit to the vineyard.
A pale gold coloured wine with apricot, white-fleshed peach, mimosa, bitter almond and hints of peppery citrus fruits on the nose. Lovely palate with a smooth texture, a mineral character, a dry roundness, floral tones and a fruity freshness On the finish there are toasted and honeyed notes. A Condrieu with style and spirit!
Grape variety : Viognier List of communes within the AOC : since 1940, communes of Condrieu, Vérin, St-Michel/Rhône, Chavanay, Malleval, St-Pierre-de-Boeuf and Limony Area of production: around 140ha Average annual production: 4000 Hl Food & Wine pairing: drink chilled with fish and shellfish, foie gras, poultry, rigotte de Condrieu
Deep ruby coloured wine. Lovely complex aromatic palate showing red fruits (raspberry, cherry, strawberry) and also developing notes of black fruit (blackcurrant, blueberry , blackberry) and underlying floral hints (violet) and spices (pepper, cinnamon , liquorice) and finishing on fine wood notes (vanilla, toast.) Côte-Rôtie wines are complex and elegant. Extraordinary vineyards : Côte-Rôtie, the vines are planted on vertiginous terraces. A rare gem : A prestigious wine with limited production.
Grape variety : Syrah and up to 20% Viognier List of communes within the AOC : since 1940, communes of St-Cyr/Rhône, Ampuis and Tupin-et-Semons Area of production: around 240 ha Average annual production: 9000 Hl Food & wine pairing : Drink at 17-18°C, with red meat, grilled meat, truffle dishes, game and cheese
The red wines are produced from Syrah, the only red grape variety allowed for the appellation. . Delicate and fruity with floral aromas of violet and fresh red fruit in their youth, they develop a complexity owith age and develop notes of black fruit, Tonka bean and hints of undergrowth.
Two grape varieties are permitted in the production of Saint-Joseph whites : Roussanne and Marsanne. Representing a very small proportion of the overall production, these whites have good aromatic complexity. Meduim-bodied, they develop wonderful aromas of acacia flowers, and also touches of honey and abricot.
Grape variety : Syrah for the reds (maximum 10% of Roussanne or Marsanne), Roussanne and Marsanne for the whites List of communes within the AOC: since 1956, 23 communes of the Loire and of the Ardèche along right bank of the Rhône Area of production: around 1080 ha Average annual production: 40 000 Hl Food and wine pairing: grilled red meat, and small game for the reds ; fish and goats cheese for the whites
The Domaine du Chêne was established in 1985 by the current owners Marc and Dominique Rouvière. With hard work and with some patience, they’re growing today, with their two children, a bit more than 16 hectares of vineyards in Condrieu and Saint-Joseph.
The Monteillet domain’s belonged to the Villard family’s, they had sold out gradually over the years, to the ancestors of the Montez family’s. Today Stéphane has succeeded to his father Antoine and cultivates today 23 hectares of vineyards.
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The domain Clusel-Roch is a continuation of a long line of winemakers. The legacy of this common passion for the land, the vines and wine allow the current owners and their son to produce 8 hectares in organic farming.
Since 1988, Agnes and Didier Chol have taken over the domain created in 1797. They cultivate now 11 hectares that offer the full range of major regional appellations, Saint-Joseph, Condrieu and Côte-Rôtie.