« Reverdon » Brouilly

A wine full of freshness and fruit.
From the granitic arena of the “Reverdon” locality opposite Mont Brouilly.

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Grape varieties

White-juiced Gamay noir

Terroir

On a due east-facing 5.5 ha hillside, on a formation of the first foothills of the Massif Central, with a soil of friable pink granite containing little organic matter. Two cadoles (dry-stone huts), one from the 18th century, testify to the historic nature of this terroir.
This is a part of the appellation that we particularly like, for the Granitic purity and its poor soils that give distinctive wines with very elegant fruit aromas.

Cultivation

Grassed or tilled strips break up this terroir prone to storms, little sensitivity to diseases because of the well-drained soil, demands few treatments in Summer. The grapes are picked by hand and transported in small trays in order to preserve their quality.

Vinification

Vinification in whole bunches in our hillside cellars, whose successive levels allow us to make maximum use of gravity, so as to avoid using either pumps or conveyors for the grapes.
Maceration for only 8 days in order to capture all the freshness of the fruit, matured for 7 months in cement vats.

Tasting

Beautiful cherry red colour, floral, fruity bouquet, round on the palate with fresh garden fruits; underpinned by supple tannins. Serving temperature: 14–16°C.

Serve with wine

A wine that can be enjoyed throughout a whole meal!
It goes marvellously well with cold cuts and white meats.

Brouilly «Reverdon» Ratings and awards

James Suckling

93

«I love the delicate red-berry and rose-petal aromas of this very elegant, mid-weight red. It’s so understated, but has such great harmony, the discreet tannins and mineral acidity powering the long, sleek and cool finish. Drink or hold.»
RVF guide vert 2020

17

Wine Spectactor

91

«Lively acidity cuts through the bright cherry and currant notes of this mouthwatering red, showing details of white pepper, wet stone and dried herb that dovetail onto the finish. Offers light, integrated tannins, with great energy and focus throughout. Drink now through 2024. 1,900 cases imported. —GS»
Julia Harding MW (Jancis Robinson)

17 points

Beaujolais Aujourd'hui

17/20

«Arômes typés 2017: riches, "solaires" et précis, de fruits noirs, violettes... Le vin est concentré, gourmand, velouté et bien équilibré. Un Brouilly déjà délicieux et qui vieillira très bien. CT»
Bettane + Dessauve

15

Bettane & Dessauve

14.5/20

The Wine Advocate

88+/100

RVF

15/20

The Wine Advocate

92/100

Bettane & Dessauve

14,5/20

RVF

14,5/20

The Wine Advocate

90/100

RVF - Gerbelle & Maurange

17/20

Decanter

17,25/20

The Wine Advocate

89/100

Gault Millau

15/20

RVF

14,5/20

Bettane & Desseauve

15/20

The Wine Advocate

88/100

Bettane & Desseauve

15,5/20

Decanter

90-94