Grape(s): 70% Grenache 15% Mourvèdre, 15% Syrah
Localization: Chateauneuf-du-Pape, Rhone, France
Tasting Notes: Rich and creamy with persistent aromas of red fruits and spices, this cuvée will convince lovers of fruit in its youth and reward the most patient (up to 10 years of aging) who will then benefit from its full potential and its aromas. special truffles and garrigue.
93Wine Spectator: Dark and winey in profile, with steeped plum and blackberry fruit flavors leading the way, while black tea and mineral accents fill in behind them. Tobacco and garrigue accents dot the finish for added range and length. Really solid.
The Domain: Located in Châteauneuf-du-Pape since 1931, the Brotte family own 3 exceptional estates in the Southern Rhone Valley. Here, Grenache is king and flourishes with its expressive fruit and is masterfully blended with Syrah and Mourvedre to add freshness and structure. Focused on protecting the environment, all Brotte Family estates are certified Sustainable by the Terra Vitis organization. As well as estate-grown wines, Maison Brotte collaborates with other growers to produce top quality wines from other appellations, including Condrieu, Côte Rôtie, Gigondas and Côtes de Provence. Their entire portfolio is consistently highly rated by the industries top publications and always reliable.