From the legendary Domaine Jamet stable, esssentially this is declassified Côte Rôtie, made from younger vines on the slopes around Tartaras where the wine is softer, more red-fruited and supple. Made to be enjoyed young,
Nestled on a plateau in the steep slopes of the Cote-Rotie hills you can find Domaine Jamet. Jean-Paul and Corinne Jamet are known for their wines of unique and recognisable character, yet great respect for the heritage of Cote-Rotie winemaking.
Beginning his winemaking career alongside his father, 40 years later Jean-Paul now works alongside his eldest son, Loïc However, as Jean-Paul is in the habit of saying, cultivating vines on these great slopes is no easy feat and in this way, commands respect. The sub-soil is mainly composed of schist and to a lesser extent granite, translating into the elegance of the wines, and all of their vineyard practices have an appreciation for nature in mind.
Deep, bright-rimmed ruby. Fresh dark berry and floral pastille aromas are complemented by hints of black pepper and licorice. Juicy and supple in style, offering energetic blackberry, bitter cherry and spicecake flavors that firm up on the back half. The long, smooth, subtly sweet finish features harmonious tannins and a touch of smokiness. 91pts, Josh Reynolds, Vinous