We were first introduced to the wines of Richard Rottiers by Lyne Marchive at Domaine des Malandes in Chablis. Richard is Lyne’s son and he’s understandably immensely proud of what he’s doing in Beaujolais. These are serious, age-worthy Beaujolais with “price tags that would shame much of the Côte d’Or.” (www.robertparker.com)
From 60-year-old vines this wine is named ‘Dernier Souffle’ – last breath - as the plot lies next door to the cemetery!
The soil is classic pink granite which gives a lot of minerality to the wine
“Rottier makes wonderful, life-enhancing, exuberant Beaujolais that simultaneously express their respective terroirs.” www.robertparker.com
Tasting note: A lovely mineral-infused Beaujolais with gorgeous pure berry and black cherry fruit on the nose and a soft minerality on the palate
Averys began in 1793 and over the years, the family has built its reputation as one of the UK's most pioneering wine merchants. Today, it is 5th generation Mimi Avery introducing a new generation of wine lovers to Averys. At the heart of what we do - and have done for over 225 years - is share our passion for wine. We love discovering wines with a story to tell – whether for everyday drinking or fine wines for the cellar. So, if you're looking for 'real' wines, full of character and flavour, then welcome to Averys.