Chateau le Devoy Martine
RN580 30126 Saint Laurent des Arbres
Tel. 466 500 123 / 645
Direct sale: Monday - Friday 8.00-12.00 and 14.00-18.00
The two brothers Marc and Joseph Lombardo were once wine
growers in Tunesia but their property there was expropriated in the 1960ties and
then they returned to France and settled down in Saint Laurent des Arbres. Joseph
died in 2002.
Then Marc was alone by doing everything.
In 2008 his daughter Veronique decided to break her career at EDF the
French electricity company and went home to help her father. She has
been attending wine courses in Suze-la-Rousse and has taken over from her father.
The property covers about 42 ha., Lirac and Cotes du
Rhone are produced.
About 70% of the production is sold to negociants.
40% Grenache, 20% Syrah, 20% Cinsault and 20% Mourvèdre.
The blend varies each year.
Mainly Syrah and Mourvedre and some Grenache.
Aged in barriques for 12 months. (Circius means mistral in latin)
Lirac Rosé Via Secreta
Grenache, Cinsault, Syrah and Mourvedre.
Lirac Blanc Via Secreta
Lige dele Grenache Blanc, Clairette, Bourboulenc and Roussanne.
Cotes du Rhone
Cinsault, Grenache and Mourvedre..