Les Roches

Présentation :

In the vineyard

Varietal: Gamay

Terroir: Schistes quartz  and gneiss

Exposure: South facing slopes on a rocky fault

Density: 10 000 vines per ha

Vine age: up to 55 years

Pruning: Goblet, 4 renewal spurs, 2 eyes

Yield: 40 to 50 hl/ha

Harvest: by hand, entire grapes, transport in crates


After a double sorting, a part the grapes are de-stemmed before being displayed in vats. Maceration lasts 15 days. Temperature is regulated during all the fermentation. After a slow, non-aggressive pressing this wine matures in vats (40%) and in casks (60%).

Alcohol content: 13 % vol.

Dégustation :

A dark and sombre robe. A fresh nose with a black currant touch.

A rich mouth with a nice structure and strengh. Rafine tannins with delicacy

Serve at about 14/16°C

Récompenses :

Médaille d’Or – Concours  des Grands Vins de France 2012

87/100 –  WineSpectator

Accords mets et vins :

Wine & Food pairing

classic : Parmentier de queue de boeuf 

régional : Œufs en Meurette

surprising : Pochouse de poissons de rivière

More & more : filet d’agneau aux herbes, saucisson Lyonnais, civet de brochet aux oignons, osso buco, crevettes sautées au piments doux.

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