Images of Côte-Rôtie

Dark schist over pale gneiss in lieu-dit La Côte Brune   Looking north-east: lieu-dit Fongeant is the central slope, that becomes lieu-dit La Côte Brune further down   The east-facing slope of lieu-dit La Côte Brune   Jean-Paul Jamet in front of his parcel of lieu-dit La Côte Brune   Lieu-dit La Landonne faces the river on a very steep slope, Ampuis in the background…

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Images of Gadagne

Classic galet roulé soils of Gadagne   Xavier Anglès of Domaine du Bois de Saint Jean with a stone borne papale once used by the Avignon Popes to claim ownership of a vineyard   The village's full name is Châteauneuf de Gadagne, but AOC Châteauneuf-du-Pape (only 15km away) insisted only they should use the word 'Châteauneuf' on the label.   Terroir is similar to…

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