Alexandre Jasmin arrived in the northern Rhône from Champagne at the end of the 19th century. He was a chef and had been offered work at the Château d'Ampuis. He developed a great interest in wine and bought a vineyard adjacent to the château and was one of the first in the area to bottle his own wine. Successive members of the family have raised this estate to be one of the foremost producers of Côte Rôtie notable (until 2015) for producing just a single Côte Rôtie from their eight parcels of vines. This is one of the more burgundian wines of the region.
"healthy robe; full, complete bouquet, violet/chocolate mix. Full palate, with cooked, not excessive flavours - red fruits. Broad, solid wine, lot of content. Well filled, fair end freshness." John Livingstone-Learmonth
All our wines are given a Sweetness Indicator from 1 to 5, with 1 being the driest and 5 being the sweetest.
This can be found for every wine under the Wine Details tab.
Most red wines are dry and therefore are indicated with a 1. The sweetness becomes more relevant with white wines, sparkling wines and pudding/dessert wines such as Sauternes and Tokaji.
AVAILABLE: Currently lying in our storage at London City Bond Dinton Woods
The wine can be dispatched immediately.
TO ARRIVE: Currently lying abroad or in transit
When the wine arrives in the UK, we will contact you to confirm that it has been dispatched in accordance with your instructions. If the arrival date is important to you, please do contact us for further information.
UNDER BOND PRICES: Exclusive of UK Duty & VAT
Wines can be purchased Under Bond for storage in a bonded warehouse, or for export.
Duty and VAT must be paid before delivery to a UK address can take place.
DUTY PAID PRICES: Inclusive of UK Duty & VAT
Wines for UK delivery can only be purchased Duty Paid.
A majority of our wines are sold under bond and are listed with under bond pricing; a duty paid equivalent price is shown underneath on the Wine Details page, purely for illustrative purposes.
If a wine is being listed duty paid, only the duty paid price is shown. Duty Paid wines have been removed from Bonded Storage and cannot be returned to an Under Bond status. They can be stored in a professional warehouse but will be stored Duty Paid.