92 points Vinous
“Bright violet color. Displays spice- and mineral-accented red/blue fruit and floral pastille qualities on the highly perfumed nose. In an energetic style for the year, displaying intense black raspberry and boysenberry flavors that slowly deepen and turn sweeter on the back half. Finishes very long and floral, with harmonious tannins lending gentle grip.”
Vinous Reverie Notes
La Côte Étoilée is from the Famille Griveau, a small 8 hectare domain located at the foot of Mount Brouilly. Family-owned over three generations, the vines - some of which were planted 80 years ago - have been impeccably kept over the years. With 30 years of experience, the Maitre de Chai is both passionate about and dedicated to the Domaine. working with famous œnologue Philippe Laprun. Driven by the respect of the vines, and looking for the best expression of each terroir, the Brouilly and Côte de Brouilly wines represent a successful combination of the complexity and modernity of the most celebrated Beaujolais Crus.