Emmanuel Rouget speaks
Emmanuel Rouget, nephew of the late, great Henri Jayer , is not exactly a media star. In fact he is famously taciturn and reclusive. But his UK importer Roy Richards of Richards Walford kindly arranged a tasting with him at his property in Flagey-Echezeaux just over the RN74 from his late uncle's shuttered villa. To my amazement, he agreed that I could film him in his cellar and even gave me a smile or two as well as many a word (in French, I'm afraid) on the 2008 harvest. I couldn't help thinking of when I interviewed Henri Jayer for our BBC tv series Jancis Robinson's Wine Course . He was a perfect...
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