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1

What are the communes of production for Cote-Rotie?

Saint-cyr-sur-Rhone, Ampuis, Tupin-Semons

2

When was the Cote-Rotie AOC established?

1940

3

What is the climate of Cote-Rotie?

Continental

4

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

5

What are the predominant soil types in the Cote Brune and Blonde, respectively?

Cote Brune: Mica-Schistous Rock
Cote Blonde: Gneiss

6

Who is the largest producer in Cote-Rotie?

E. Guigal

7

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

8

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.

9

What are the best vintages of Cote-Rotie in recent history?

1961, 1978, 1983, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1995, 1999, 2001, 2005, 2009, 2010, 2015