Cote Rotie “Drevon” 2016: Drevon is an assembly of all the parcels; 98% Syrah & 2% Viognier; 100% barrel 25% new oak with a maximum of 5 years old for 18 months. The nose presents pretty aromas and flavors of red flowers, exotic spices, smoked meats, pepper, currants and licorice.; medium to full-bodied, with lots of red fruit, bright acidity and fine silky tannins on the finish. This is a charming wine and drinking beautifully. 93WE
de Rosiers is located in the heart of Ampuis and is owned and managed by young Maxime Gourdain who has took over the management of the domaine from his uncle Louis Drevon in 2013 The domaine started bottling wines under their own name in 1976. Rosiers owns 7.8 hectares broken into 28 parcels in Cote Rotie located on the hill of Ampuis; where you want to be. 90% of the vines are located in Cote Brune with 50% specifically located in the famed Rozier vineyard. The remaining 10% are situated in Cote Blonde on the southern side of Ampuis. The average vine age at the domaine is 40 years. In 2013 they were able to purchase 0.2 hectare in Condrieu. Their parcel in directly below and touches the famed appellation of Chateau Grillet. All the wines produced here are stunning, pure muscle with complexity and grace. The oak treatment is judicial, 25% - 50% maximum new oak. All of the Cote Rotie Cuvees remain in barrel for 18 months.
Size: 7.8 Hectares
Soil: granite, blonde and dark slate Grapes: Syrah, Viognier Vinification: Stainless, Barrel