2021 Viognier Domaine Graeme & Julie Bott

Grapes Viognier
Colour White
Origin France, Rhône
District Northern Rhône
ABV 13%

With Graeme & Julie Bott you get a real sense of the new generation and the changing of the guard and style. Nothing exemplifies this more than the First Flight Viognier in 2021, a difficult vintage because of the April frosts that effected the whole of France. The lightness of touch and mineral drive here keeps everything in check, you have the classic floral notes of peach, apricot & a touch of mandarin too, but there is no fat, this is lean and pure with brightness and precision, just a lovely glass of wine to enjoy now and over the next couple of years. L&S (May 2022)

*Case price discount: Mix any 12 bottles of wine (or 9 litre equivalent) or 6 bottles of Champagne, Spirits, Sweet Wine or Fortified (4.5 litres) to get the discounted 'case price' for each bottle.

Domaine Graeme & Julie Bott

A love story and a bit of good fortune; a love of the Syrah grape that led Graeme to the Rhone and the love of his life Julie, who came together whilst working at the prestigious cellars of Stephane Ogier. Theirs is a back story of adventure and spirit and one of serendipity too.

Our relationship with the pair stretches back some 8 years or so, when we often stopped and shared a beer after the Marché aux vins in Ampuis every January, it was no surprise when they told us they were setting out on their own journey.

The surprise came when they discovered that the house they had purchased in Verin, complete with 0.35 hectare of garden, was within the appellation of Condrieu, between the in-demand Coteau de Chéry and the illustrious Chateau Grillet. Graeme & Julie like to pick early to capture the freshness, and the wines tend be expressive, bright and pure.

Watch the videos: Domaine G&J Bott or Condrieu Lieu-Dit L'ALEAU.

Domaine Bott Mixed Six

‘Les Kiwis d’Ampuis’ as they’re locally known, have already made waves since their first vintage, fast becoming one of the most in-demand young domaines in the Northern Rhône. This case is a great introduction to these wines and the craftmanship that Graeme and Julie possess and is not one to miss.

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