Alain Coudertand#39;sandnbsp;father purchased the Clos de la Roilette estate in the 60's, patiently reviving the vineyards that had fallen into disrepair on the property rather than replanting the vines. Tucked into the western edge of the village of Fleurie, his soils are composed of manganese rich clay that more closely resembles those found in Moulin-a-Vent. There is palpable density matched by a vivid sense of freshness that serves to highlight the overall intensity of the wine. The Tadrive cuvee is always quite tight up front as it is meant to be enjoyed with some age and is usually best after 5-10 years in bottle.
Intense Beaujolais with deep cherry flavor. A top-level Beaujolais. Heavier than usual.
Intense Beaujolais with deep cherry flavor. A top-level Beaujolais. Heavier than usual.9.0
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