Domaine de la Rosiere is located in the village of Jongieux, in Massif de la Charvaz mountains at the beginning of the French Alps. It is situated about 40 miles southwest of Geneva, in between the Rhone River (near its start) and Lake Bourget, France’s largest lake. The estate dates back to the late 19th century and was expanded to its present size in the 1970s and 80s. Eric Carrel and his father Francois, now retired, cultivate 13.5 hectares of vines in the Jongieux and Marestel appellations. 100% of the production is estate-bottled. Eric follows the principles of “lutte raisnonee” viticulture. All of the vineyards have grass planted between the rows to reduce yields and create a healthy natural ambiance, and only organic fertilizer is used.