Domaine René Rostaing
René Rostaing owns one of the finest selections of vineyards in the appellation of Côte-Rôtie. His most known and important holdings came to him through his marriage to Albert Dervieux's daughter, and few years later he got the entire Gentaz-Dervieux holdings. His portfolio now includes 3 different Côte-Rôties, and a small amount of Condrieu. His total vineyard holding is 8 hectares, most famous holdings are "Côte Blonde" and "La Landonne".
His philosophy is to custom treat each vintage in order to make use of the best nature gives him. Therefore, destalking is done in different ratio for each vintage and cuvee. Maceration is done in stainless steel tanks and maturation in a mix of 225 and 600 litre barrels, one third of them new. The wines are bottled after 2 years normally without any fining or filtration.
René Rostaing's wines are considered amongst the finest in Côte-Rôtie.