Mas de Libian

The Thibon Macagno family
Quartier Libian
7700 Saint-Marcel-d'Ardèche.
Tel. +33 475 046 622 / +33 661 414 532
Direct sale: Yes.
Mail: h.thibon@wanadoo.fr 
Web: http://masdelibian.com/

The domain has been in possession of the family since 1670. Jean-Pierre Thibon built the first cellars in 1970. In 1995 the name Mas du Libian was established. 
It's the oldest daughter Hélène and her husband Alain, who make the most decisions even  though Hélène's sister Catherine also works at the domain. 
The domain covers 25 ha. which since 2005 have been cultivated by biodynamic principles.

Wines

Cotes du Rhone Bout d'Zan
2016: 75% Grenache, 25% Syrah. 30% aged for 9 month in foudres.

Cotes du Rhone Village KHAYYÂM
2016: 75% Grenache, 15% Mourvedre and 10% Syrah. 30% aged for 9 month in foudres. Named to hounor a Persian philosopher 11th century. (Carpe Diem)

Cotes du Rhone La Calade

2016: 90% Mourvedre og 10% Grenache. 15 hl./ha.
30% aged in demi-muids.

Cotes du Rhone Rosé Bout d'Zan
2017: Equal shares of Grenache, Syrah and Counoise

IGP d'Ardèche Blanc Cave Vinum
2017: 40% Roussanne, 40% Clairette og 20% Viognier.
Clairette fermented and aged in demi-muids.

IGP Vin de Pétanque
2017: 75% Grenache og 25% Syrah, Mourvedre, Counoise, Vaccarèse.
5 days og maceration. "made for sharing with friends, bottle after bottle…"

 
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Hélène Thibon at Decouvertes in Avignon 2013.
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Left: Jean Pierre Thibon (Hélène's father). Right: Catherine (Hélène's sister) with her hourse Nestor. 5 ha are cultivated by them. Photos from the domain's website.
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Auzélien - Hélène Thibon's søn  - April 2014

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