Rostaing inherited prize parcels in Cote Rotie from his father-in-law, Albert Dervieux, and uncle, Marius Gentaz. He went on to become a legend of his own. His son, Pierre, took over in 2015 and pushed the domaine in a more traditional direction. The high quality has gotten even higher.
What importer Polaner Selections has to say about this wine...
VINEYARD3 parcels of vines 20-70+ years in age. With a 45 degree slope, this vinyeard is on one of the steepest of the Côte Brune.SOILSchist and dark, iron-rich granite.VITICULTUREHand harvested. 30 hL/hAVINIFICATIONTraditional vinification, including wild yeast fermentation. Stem inclusion and length of maceration depend on the vintage.AGINGAged in a mix of 225 and 500 liter barrels. (about 7% new).