Impossible to mention the Emmanuel Rougetsenza domain mentioning Henri Jayer. Emmanuel Rouget, the current owner, is nothing less than the nephew of the legendary winegrower from Burgundy, who greatly contributed to the creation of the estate before entrusting it to him.
The first owner in Vosne-Romanée was Noirot Camuzet, then owner of the land, Henri Jayer supports the management of the Cros Parantoux vineyard and vinification since 1945, in exchange for half of the harvest.
It will gradually buy parts of the vineyard and become a majority. It has produced its first 100% Cros Parantoux wine since 1978. Today, the family owns 7.15 hectares Jayer Cros Parantoux, and Meo Camuzet field the remaining 2.95 hectares. The wines of Henri Jayer quickly become an essential reference of Côtes-de-Nuit.
Forced to retire, Henri Jayer begins to delegate the management of his estate since 1996 and makes his last vintage in 2001. Date when his nephew Emmanuel Rouget takes full responsibility for the famous Cros Parantoux. Henri Jayer dies in 2006.
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