|Mas Saint Louis /
Vignobles Louis Geniest
28, Avenue Baron Leroy, 84320 Chateauneuf du Pape
Tel. +33 490 837 312
Direct sale: Monday - Friday 9.00-12.00 and 13.00-17.00
In 1909 Jean-Louis Geniest
whose family had been coopers for some generations bought a properpy of a few
ha near Rhone and named it Mas Saint-Louis after the property's location. He
converted the old basements with new cement tanks, some of which are still in
use. He was succeeded by his son Gabriel and later his son Louis Geniest (1909 to
Louis Geniest's death the property
was transferred his son John, who was a
recognized lawyer in Avignon. It
is John's widow, Monique Geniest, who today is the owner of the domain. Monique was born Tramier and descends in a straight line from Pierre Tramier
who in 1909 bought the Chateau de Beaucastel and became the ancestor of the Perrin family.
wines of Mas Saint Louis has been fairly anonymous in a number of years. Until 2010, only one bottled vintages from the 30 contiguous hectares except
for a parcel of Syrah is located in the lieu-dit La Lionne in Sorgues
not far from the river Rhone.
has in recent years been invested part in the modernization of cellars and
purchased new foudres. In
2011 employees a recent winemaker Matthieu Faurie-Grepon, in collaboration
with the owner and the designated heir, Monique's
nephew Vincent Tramier, has made
three cuvees of red Chateauneuf du Pape and since 2013 also a white
Chateauneuf du Pape and a VDF rosé.
Chateauneuf du Pape Tradition
2015: 70% Grenache, 15% Syrah, 15% Cinsault,
Mourvedre and Picpoul Noir.
Aged in foudres.
Chateauneuf du Pape Les Arpents des Contrebandiers
2015: Mainly Grenache. Old vines
Chateauneuf du Pape Grande Réserve
2015: Mainly Grenache. Very old vines
Chateauneuf du Pape Blanc
2016: Grenache Blanc, Roussanne and Clairette
VDF Rosé La Cerisaie de Louis
VDF Blanc La Cerisaie de Louis