Domaine de La Présidente

SCEA Max Aubert
Céline Aubert.
Route de Cairanne, 84290 Sainte-Cecile-les-Vignes
Tel. +33 490 308 034
Direct sale: Monday - Saturday 9.00-12.00 and 14.00-18.00


In the 17th century the domain was in possesion of a mr. Alexandre, who was president at the Parliament of Provence. From him the estate got its name. The wine production at the place does not seem to have been of speciel reputation before Max Aubert acquired the place in 1968. He was one of the founders of the Université du Vin at Château de Suze-la-Rousse. He was followed by his son Rene Aubert who suddenly died in July 2008. Now his widow Céline Aubert is the manager.
The vineyards cover a total area of 149 ha for different appellations, 20 ha of Chateauneuf du Pape (Lieu-dit Terre Ferme), 50 ha of Cairanne, 40 ha of Cotes du Rhone Village, 35 ha of Cotes du Rhone and 4 ha of IGP.
The domain is situated just at the border between Cairanne and Sainte-Cécile-les-Vignes.


Chateauneuf du Pape 
2014: 70% Grenache, 15% Cinsault, 10% Syrah og 5% Mourvedre. 
Lagring: 1/3 i et 1-årige barriques, 1/3 i 2-årige barriques og 1/3 i tank.

Chateauneuf du Pape Nonciature 
2015: 60% Grenache, 30% Syrah og 10% Mourvedre. Gens. alder 60 år. 
Lagres i 6-12 mdr. i nye barriques fra Frankrig, USA eller Bulgarien. 

Chateauneuf du Pape Blanc 
2015: 40% Grenache Blanc, 30% Roussanne, 20% Clairette, 10% Bourboulenc.
10% gæres og lagres i nye barriques. 

Chateauneuf du Pape Blanc Nonciature
2015: 40% Grenache Blanc, 30% Clairette, 20% Roussanne, 10% Bourboulenc.
Lagres 5 mdr. på barriques med bâtonnage

Cairanne Réserve 
2014: 70% Grenache, 20% Syrah, 5% Cinsault, 5% Mourvedre.

Cairanne Galifay 
2015: 90% Grenache og 10% Syrah. Gens. alder 60 år.
Lagres i 12 mdr. i nye barriques.

Cairanne Blanc
2016: 30% Clairette, 30% Roussanne  20% Grenache Blanc, 20% Marsanne / Viognier.

Cairanne Blanc Galifay
2016: 70% Viognier og 30% Grenache Blanc.

Cotes du Rhone Village 
2016: 60% Grenache, 30% Syrah, 5% Cinsault, 5% Mourvedre.

Cotes du Rhone
2014: 60% Grenache 20% Syrah, 10% Cinsault og 10% Carignan.

Cotes du Rhone Velous
2007: Grenache, Syrah. 

Cotes du Rhone Rosé 
2015: 60% Grenache 30% Syrah, 5% Cinsault og 5% Carignan.

Cotes du Rhone Blanc 
2016: 50% Grenache Blanc, 40% Viognier, 10% Marsanne.

Cotes du Rhone Blanc Un Dimanche d'Octobre
2012: 100% Viognier. 0,5 ha., 9 hl/ha. Lagret på nye barriques i 6-8 mdr.

IGP de Méditerranée 1701
2016: Grenache, Syrah, Carignan

José Zaplana, maître de chai, Tony Zaplana, chef du viticulture in Cairanne 
and Saint Cécile-les-Vignes, Manu Zaplana,
chef du viticulture in 
Chateauneuf du Pape. Yes, they are brothers

Céline Aubert. Photos from facebook

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Updated 2019-02-03