The icon of Cote Rotie
Domaine Jamet was created in 1975 on a place called "Le Vallin", in Cote Rotie. It is made of a splendid vineyard of 17 Ha, including 14 Ha of red grape varieties growing on schist and granite soils (and producing about 70,000 bottles a year). Corinne and Jean Paul Jamet started the vinification of their first vintage in 1976 (with the help of Jean Paul's father, Joseph Jamet), 2019 is therefore their 44th vintage. Loïc, their eldest son, has been working with Corinne and Jean-Paul at the Jamet estate for 4 years now, and will soon take over after them. Even though the Jamet estate's wines are not certified organic, the way the vines are cultivated is inspired from the organic methods of cultivation.
Domaine Jamet is an icon of the Rhone Valley. Jean-Paul and Corinne Jamet have always produced wines in which balance, style and real fruit flavours are key elements. Indeed, Domaine Jamet's Cote Rotie cuvee is made from almost 25 different plots. The Jamet estate is able to produce what could be considered as the best wines from the Rhone Valley thanks to its plots of old vines, very diverse terroirs facing all sides, and vinification made from whole bunches. The Jamet Cote Brune cuvee, on the other hand, only comes from a single plot. This wine needs to be kept for 12 to 15 years in the cellar to really display its full micaschist terroir. The share of whole bunches can vary depending on the vintage (outside Cote Brune, which is 6 % of the estate's production that is never destemmed), and the wines are almost never aged in new oak barrels. This doesn't mean that Domaine Jamet's cuvees are not great, quite the contrary, some of them are exceptional and very distinguished on the palate, with great ageing potential. Since 2015, the Jamet family have acquired 50 ares in the Condrieu designation to complete the range of their wines that is already made of 2 Vins de France (of Syrah and Viognier grape varieties), 3 Cotes du Rhone, including the Equivoque cuvee (made from vines growing on the edge of the Cote Rotie Protected Designation of Origin), of the Cote Rotie Fructas Voluptas cuvee, of straightforward and fruity flavours, and, finally, a Condrieu cuvee. Blending is Jean-Paul's watchword, and that's why the Jamet's Cote Rotie is such an excellent wine. The estate's diverse terroirs, different exposures, and old age of its vines complement one another in order to make the most of each particular characteristic. Jamet’s wine is made from 20 different plots, and mainly from whole bunches. It is then aged for 22 months in oak barrels.
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