Côte-de-Brouilly Empreinte

Côte-de-Brouilly Empreinte

Grape variety

White-juiced Black Gamay


Century old south-east facing vines situated mid-slope in a bluestone subsoil, benefitting from an exceptional level of sunshine; these are the characteristics of the terroir of the Côte de Brouilly appellation.

Cultural method

Traditional Gobelet pruning.
Average age of the vines 100 years.
Plantation density 10 000 vines per hectare.
Certifications Terra Vitis anf HVE (for sustainable development and respect for the environment).


Manual harvest.
Grappes partially destemmed.
Vinification of individual plots in stainless steel vats.
Semi-carbonic low temperature maceration of two weeks.
Pneumatic pressing.


18 months in oak casks to soften the tannins and to obtain an elegant silky wine.
Plot selection.


Very deep purple red colour. Intense aromas of spice and red fruit. Opulent and powerful on the palate, with flavours of raspberry and crushed strawberry and a touch of grey pepper. An intense, well-balanced wine, marked by the minerality of its terroir.

Food and wine pairing

Elaborate dishes (flavoured meats). Cheese.

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