Côte de Brouilly

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Côte de Brouilly

Description

The vineyard lies on very hard granite and green-blue schist called Diorite. This is also the oldest vineyard in Beaujolais producing a more structured wine than its neighbour Brouilly. Appellation size: 315 ha

Winemaking

Traditional vinification with controlled temperature.

Suggested food pairings

Wild game, meat dishes with sauces, roasts, charcuterie and cheese.

Serving temperature

Between 13 & 15°C

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Appellation Côte de Brouilly - Cru du Beaujolais


Varietal 100 % Gamay


Estate vines 4 ha


Average Vine Age 50 years


Soil composition Granite and Schist


Pruning Gobelet


Harvest Manual


Density of Vines 8 000 vines/ha


Average yield 40-50 hl/ha


Press review

  • French press
  • International press

Côte de Brouilly 2017 - Bourgogne Aujourd'hui - Mai 2019 - 15/20


Côte de Brouilly 2016 - James Suckling - USA - March 2018 - 92/100


Côte de Brouilly 2017 - James Suckling - USA - February 2019 - 92/100


A tight and linear Côte de Brouilly with firm tannins and dried lavender. Dark berries. Medium body and juicy fruit. Flavorful.

Côte de Brouilly 2015 - James Suckling - USA - February 2017 - 91/100