Brotte / Barville
84231 Chateauneuf-du-Pape Cedex
Tel. +33 490 837 434
Direct sale: Monday - Friday 9.00-12.00 and 14.00-19.00
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
Domaine Grosset in
Cairanne - 20 ha.
Owned by Laurent Brottes' father-in-law Alain Grosset.
Chateau de Bord i Laudun - 22 ha including 0,5 ha of Chateauneuf du Pape
Bought in 1991 by Laurent Brotte and his father Jean-Pierre
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.
In fact the wine should be a Vin du France but more than 60 years
Wines from own domains:
Chateauneuf du Pape Domaine Barville
2017: Grenache, Mourvèdre og Syrah. From lieu-dit Pradet and
Mourvedre, Syrah and a part of
Grenache aged in 0-2-years-old barriques.
Chateauneuf du Pape Secret de Barville
2016: Grenache, Syrah and Mourvedre. 20 hl/ha. Fra
lieux-dits Beau Renard, Panisse and Bois Dauphin Aged in new barriques
for 18 months
Chateauneuf du Pape Blanc
Domaine Barville Roussanne
2016: 100% Roussanne from 0,65
Fermented and aged in barriques for 8 months
Philippe Cambie er rådgivende ønolog
vedrørende Domaine Barville.
Philippe Cambie is the oenological advisor
concerning the wines from Barville.
Cotes du Rhone Village Cairanne Domaine Grosset
2017: Grenache, Syrah and Mourvedre. Old vines - up to 80 years.
50% aged in foudres or used barrels for 12 months.
Cotes du Rhone Village Laudun Chateau
2016: 60% Grenache and 40% Syrah. Syrah aged
in 0-2-years-old barriques for 12 months.
Cotes du Rhone Village Laudun Blanc Chateau de Bord
Grenache Blanc, Viognier and Roussanne.