Chateau d'Aqueria

Société Agricole Jean Olivier
Vincent and Bruno de Bez
Route de Pujaut 30126 Tavel
Tel. 466 500 456
Direct sale: Monday - Saturday 8.00-14.00 and 14.00-18.00
Email: contact@aqueria.com
Website: http://www.aqueria.com/

The name of the domain comes from a nobleman, Louis Joseph d'Aquéria who in 1595 acquired some fields in Tavel from the abbey of Villeneuve-les-Avignon. The buildings of the present Chateau was created 200 years ago.
In 1920 a Jean Olivier acquired the Chateau. His son Paul de Bez continued  developing the wine growing at the place and today it's the grandchildren, the two brothers Vincent and Bruno de Bez who run the estate.
Around 1990 they renovated the vinification facilities and cellars.

The estate covers 94 hectares. 66 ha are with vines, 47 ha of Tavel and 19 ha of Lirac.

Wines:

Tavel
2010: 52% Grenache, 9% Clairette, 8% Cinsault, 11% Mourvedre, 12% Syrah, 6% Bourboulenc and 2% Picpoul.

Lirac
2007: 50% Grenache, 25% Mourvedre and 25% Syrah.
Aged in barriques or foudres for 6 months.

Lirac Cuvée l'Heritage
2007: 40% Grenache, 40% Mourvedre and 20% Syrah.
Syrah and Grenache aged in 2-3-years-old barriques. Mourvedre in foudres for 18 months.

Lirac Blanc
2010: 40% Grenache Blanc, 25% Bourboulenc, 16% Clairette, 12% Roussanne and 7% Viognier.

Cotes du Rhone
2009: 50% Syrah and 50% Grenache.


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Updated 30-11-2014