This is the most northerly appellation to be produced in the Rhône Valley and one of the oldest French vineyards. The perfect balance between the terroirs of “Côte Brune” and “Côte Blonde” gives a racy Laurus Côte Rôtie with great aromatic finesse.
"it's a sexy, oaky wine, loaded with cedar, vanilla and espresso notes. Medium to full-bodied, it's velvety on the palate, picking up some meaty notes on the finish." Joe Czerwinski, October 31st 2018.
Serve at 16-18 °C – Ideal when opened 3 hours prior to serving
Roasted quail with chestnuts
Deer with cranberries
20 to 30 years on average - 40hl/ha.
During the Middle Age, it is said that a Lord shared his property between his two daughters, one of them blond and the other brunette, thus giving rise to the names “Côte Blonde” and “Côte Brune”.
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