We have always lived in Gigondas and are lucky to be in the midst of a wine-growing estate in a unique and natural environment which it is our duty to preserve. All of our actions, from the vine to the bottle, must reflect this commitment.
Etienne MAFFRE, CEO
Being a “Négociant-Eleveur” means being able to...
Listen : our presence on the markets, in contact with our importers, distributors and consumers, gives us a clear view of expectations and changes in demand.
Select: a team of enthusiastic men and women (10 oenologists) work every day to maintain lasting partnerships with wine-growers who share our values. Together they look for the best plots and the best vintages and our team supports them throughout the year in their wine-growing and production.
Formulate: Particular care is given to maturing and blending. A dedicated oenologist works in partnership with the best coopers to blend our premium vintages.
Being a producer involves...
A dedicated team, present all year long : 1 Estate manager / 2 vineyard managers / 1 vineyard worker.
A regular team of seasonal workers for the grape harvests and vinification.
Partnerships with experts in their field, such as Lilian Bérillon, nurseryman, for vine selection and Georges Truc, oeno-geologist, for the in-depth study of our soils by making soil pits.