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Domaine Rotier - Gaillac Renaissance Rouge 2018 Domaine Rotier - Gaillac Renaissance Rouge 2018

Domaine Rotier - Gaillac Renaissance Rouge 2018

A deep, dark elixir of cassis, cherry, and spice.

Single Bottle:

$40.00
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Type:Red

Varietal:Red Blend

Varietal Blend:30% Duras, 30% Syrah, 30% Braucol, 5% Prunelart, 5% Cabernet Sauvignon

Unit Size:750ml

Alcohol Volume:14.5%

Region:South West France

Country:France

Tasting Notes

The story of Domaine Rotier unfolds back in 1975, a time when Alain Rotier's parents embarked on a mission to revive a nearly forsaken vineyard. Deeply committed to environmental values, they made a pivotal decision to transition to organic farming in 2005. Today, Alain and Francis stand as fervent champions of Gaillac's unique grape varieties, including Braucol, Duras, and Loin de l'il, all deeply rooted in their passion for terroir. This red wine form the South-West of France, This wine boasts a deep, enchanting dark purple hue and entices the senses with a fruity bouquet, where scents of cassis and cherry harmoniously blend with hints of liquorice, pepper, and various spices. On the palate, it reveals its full-bodied richness, supported by well-defined tannins, culminating in a delicately fruity finish that lingers gracefully.

Technical Info

Brand:Domaine Rotier

Closure:Cork

Organic Certification:BUREAU VERITAS- CER-OPT62662-C204226

Country of Origin:France

Serving Temperature:16-18°C

Drink By:2028

Wine Ageing:24-Month in French oak barrels, of which 15% brand new.

Winemaking Style:Traditional

Harvest:Hand-harvested between September 12th and October 11th

Winemaking:The grape varieties ferment separately at 28°C. The vatting period is three to five weeks.

Viticulture:The vineyard is located on a plateau corresponding to the middle terrace of the Tarn. The terroir is made up of very beautiful gravel soils.

Food Pairing:Braised lamb shank, Wild boar stew, Sous vide venison loin with berry reduction, Venison tenderloin with blueberry reduction.

Reviews and Accolades

AWARDS & ACCOLADES

Gold Medal at the Concours des Vins du Sud-Ouest in Toulouse 2022.

Taste Profile

Light

Full Body

Dry

Sweet

Fruity

Savoury

Tannins (Bitterness)

Acidity

Domaine Rotier

In the enchanting heart of Gaillac, along the picturesque terraces of the Tarn River in South-West France, a family estate has embraced the evolution of organic viticulture as a natural choice. Here, the harmonious blend of tradition and innovation unfolds, with a steadfast commitment to showcasing the region's distinctive grape varieties: the lively Duras for red wines and the graceful Len de l'El for whites. At the helm of this cherished estate are Alain Rotier and Francis Marre, united by both familial ties and a shared passion for their land. Francis, with unwavering dedication, tends to the vineyards and manages the estate, while Alain channels his fervor into crafting exceptional wines and sharing their tale with the world. The story of Domaine Rotier continues to be written each day, a narrative shaped by the daily joys and challenges of those who call this estate home, the unpredictable whims of time, and the precious gifts bestowed by nature. It's a story woven with threads of passion, and an enduring love for the land and the remarkable wines it yields.

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