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Brotte

Owner: Brotte familly
Negociant firm
General manager: Laurent Brotte
Route d'Avignon , 84231 Chateauneuf-du-Pape Cedex
Tel.: 490 837 434
Direct sale: Monday - Friday 9.00-12.00 and 14.00-19.00
Mail: brotte@brotte.com
Web: http://www.brotte.com

The firm was founded in 1931 by the grandfather of the owner today. At that time Charles Brotte established cellars to bottle wines from other producers - a kind of negociant firm.
In the following years the firm has bought vineyards and owns today about 60 hectares: 
Domaine Barville in Chateauneuf du Pape - 15 ha. 
Owned by Laurent Brottes' mother, Christiane Amouroux.

Domaine Grosset in Cairanne - 6 ha. 
Owned by Laurent Brottes' father-in-law Alain Grosset. 
Chateau de Bord i Laudun - 22 ha.
Bought in 1991 by Laurent Brotte and his father Jean-Pierre Brotte.


Since 1952 a well known negociant wine has been made, La Fiole du Pape, a wine blended from different vintages and bottled in a special bottle. This wine is the most sold wine from Chateauneuf du Pape 400.000-500.000 bottles yearly.

Wines from own domains:

Chateauneuf du Pape Domaine Barville
80% Grenache, 15% Syrah and 5% Mourvedre.
Aged for 12 months in foudres.

Chateauneuf du Pape Domaine Barville Optimum
65% Grenache and 35% Mourvèdre.
Aged for 24 months in barriques.

Philippe Cambie is the oenological advisor concerning the wines from Barville.

Cotes du Rhone Village Cairanne Domaine Grosset
50% Grenache, 25% Syrah og 25% Mourvedre. Old vines - up to 80 years.
Aged for about 12 months in foudres or newer barrels. 

Cotes du Rhone Village Laudun Chateau de Bord Croix de Frigere
60% Grenache and 40% Syrah.

Cotes du Rhone Village Laudun Chateau de Bord
60% Grenache and 40% Syrah. Aged for 12 months in foudres.

Cotes du Rhone Village Laudun Blanc Chateau de Bord
50% Grenache Blanc, 25% Viognier and 25% Roussanne.

Negociant wines:

Chateauneuf du Pape Brotte Vieilles Vignes
Grenache, Syrah and Mourvedre from 80-years-old vines. 
Aged for 12 months in barriques.

Chateauneuf du Pape Brotte Cuvée Prestige
80% Mourvedre. Aged for 6 months in barriques. Debut 2007. 

Chateauneuf du Pape Blanc Brotte

Chateauneuf du Pape Père Anselme La Fiole des Vignerons
Grenache, Mourvedre, Syrah and Cinsault. 
Aged for 1-5 years in old foudres or barrels. 

Chateauneuf du Pape Père Anselme La Fiole Reserve
Grenache, Mourvedre, Syrah and Cinsault. Aged for 12 months in barriques.

Chateauneuf du Pape Père Anselme La Fiole du Pape
Blend from different vintages. Aged for 1-5 years in foudres

Chateauneuf du Pape Père Anselme La Fiole Blanc
50% Grenache Blanc, 25% Roussanne and 25% Clairette. 

Gigondas Mainly Grenache. Aged for 18 months in foudres.

Tavel Rosé Les Eglantiers  

Muscat de Beaumes de Venise La Douce Joie.

Cotes du Rhone la Griveliere
Mainly Grenache and some Carignan, Mourvèdre and Syrah

Cotes du Rhone la Griveliere Rosé
Grenache, Carignan, Cinsault and Syrah.

Cotes du Rhone la Griveliere Blanc
80% Grenache Blanc and 20% Marsanne.

Cotes du Rhone Les Brottiers
Grenache (mainly). Aged for 12 months in foudres.

Cotes du Rhone Les Brottiers Rosé
65% Grenache and 35% Syrah

Cotes du Rhone Les Brottiers Blanc  
60% Grenache Blanc, 20% Roussanne and 20% Viognier.

Vin de Pays d'Oc Père Anselme Reserve de l'Aube 
Grenache and Syrah. Aged for 12 months in barriques.

Vin de Pays d'Oc Père Anselme Reserve de l'Aube Rosé
100% Merlot. 

Vin de Pays d'Oc Père Anselme Reserve de l'Aube Blanc
50% Sauvignon Blanc and 50% Viognier.

.Laurent Brotte. Photo belongs to the company.

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The Winemaker at Brotte since 2003 Cyril Tisopulot 
in front of a sign with names of all brands from the firm

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From the ageing cellar. Photo from the company.

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