Domaine Les Bruyères
Crozes-Hermitage - Rhône Valley
It’s been a few years now that the name of David Reynaud is on the lips of every Rhône lover, but the Domaine took back from the 18th century when the Reynaud family established their first vines in Crozes Hermitage.
The family was then working and farming for the cooperative of the village of Tain l’Hermitage, and the first vintage under the label “Domaine Les Bruyères” was in 2000 under the impulsion of David’s mother.
Since then, the reputation of the domaine is pristine from the Vin de France to the finest cuvées - in both red and white - made from the 27 hectares domaine, the work at the Domaine des Bruyères is always careful, well-balanced with a true identity.
Biodynamically farmed since 2005, David works in total respect with the terroir, nature and his vines, giving all the complexity in the bottle.
Syrah is the king of the domaine (87% planted), and David is definitely the master here, from the vines to the cellar.
Domaine Les Bruyères in the bottle
IGP Collines Rhodaniennes Blanc Viognier Les Monestiers
Composed of 100% Viognier and aged for 24 months on lees in eggs concrete vats, only produced in the best years when the weather conditions allow it.
Crozes Hermitage Blanc Beaumont
A 100% Marsanne, from gravel parcels located in the hills of Beaumont village. With a traditional vinification and aging in old oak barrels, this is one of the few whites produced by David.
IGP Collines Rhodaniennes Rouge Syrah Les Monestiers
100% Syrah and 100% of immediate pleasure. To be open in its youth, to enjoy all the beauty of the fruit.
Crozes Hermitage Rouge Beaumont
“The wine of the village” as David likes to describe it, and probably the flagship cuvée of the Domaine.
Crozes Hermitage Rouge Georges
Coming from 20 years old Syrah, and aged for 12 months in half old oak barrels and half concrete vats.
Crozes Hermitage Rouge Les Croix Vieilles Vignes
From a 60 years old vines parcel, Les Croix encapsulates all the power of Crozes Hermitage. Fruits, spices, with complexity - all in the bottle.
Cornas Rouge Rebelle
All density of a Cornas with the elegant touch of the domaine, which takes its roots in 60 years old Syrah plants. The parcel is located at 250 meters altitude, with an optimal South exposition, and only 2000 bottles are produced each vintage.
Les 3 Barbus
A very special cuvée, born of the friendship between David Reynaud (Domaine Les Bruyères in Crozes Hermitage), Stanislas Wallut (Domaine de Villeneuve in Châteauneuf-du-Pape) and Matthieu Barret (Domaine du Coulet in Cornas). The blend remains secret, and each third is made by one of the three “barbus”. Only 1000 magnums produced each year.