"Château d'Ampuis"

Soil type

7 exceptional terroirs : Le Clos "Côte Blonde", La Garde "Côte Blonde", La Grande Plantée "Côte Blonde", La Pommière "Côte Brune", Le Pavillon Rouge "Côte Brune". Le Moulin "Côte Brune" La Viria "Côte Brune"

Grape variety

93% Syrah, 7% Viognier

Average age of vines

50 years Vines planted in the 16th century.


Closed stainless steel tanks. Temperature controlled alcoholic fermentation, 4 week maceration..


38 months in new oak.

Average yield

39 Hl/hectare

Average annual production

Around 30.000 bottles.


Eye : Deep dark colour with mauve tints.
Nose : Spices, black fruits and delicate oak aromas. A dense, expressive and intense nose.
Palate : A tannic and racy wine. Aromas of prunes, blackberry and vanilla. Powerful, concentrated and structured palate.
Overall : A wine from a tannic and muscular vintage due to the hot climate. Solid tannins, well rounded by long oak ageing.

Vintages 2014

The Wine Advocate

Score : (92 - 94)

The 2014 Côte Rôtie Chateau d’Ampuis shows the more open, ready-to-go style of the vintage and reveals a healthy purple color, smoky black currant fruits, charcoal, and roasted meat aromas and flavors; it has medium to full-bodied richness and a charming, elegant character.


A boire/à garder

Serving temperature

16°C to 18°C.

Ageing potential

20 years

Food and wine matching

Game, red meat and cheese.
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