Flashcards in Cote-Rotie Deck (9)
What are the communes of production for Cote-Rotie?
Saint-cyr-sur-Rhone, Ampuis, Tupin-Semons
When was the Cote-Rotie AOC established?
What is the climate of Cote-Rotie?
Where does the Mistral originate, and when does it affect the Northern Rhone?
It comes from the Massif Central, affecting Northern Rhone during Winter and Spring
What are the predominant soil types in the Cote Brune and Blonde, respectively?
Cote Brune: Mica-Schistous Rock
Cote Blonde: Gneiss
Who is the largest producer in Cote-Rotie?
What are the "La Las" and why are they important?
La Mouline: 1966, on the Cote Blonde
La Turque: 1985, on the Cote Brune
La Landonne: 1978, north of Cote Brune
They are all aged in 100% New Oak for 42 months, received high scores from RP back in the day and brought attention to the region
Where did Etienne Guigal get his start?
He worked at Vidal-Fleury, a winery he would eventually come to own after starting his own business.