Domaine de La Roncière

Jean Louis and Geoffrey Canto
Quartier Mascaronnes 84230 Chateauneuf-du-Pape
Tel. +33 490 837 808
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Jean Louis' father Luis Canto came from Spain in 1948 and got work at a domain in Chateauneuf du Pape. The owners had no children and then he bought the domain in 1958. Since 1979 Jean Louis Canto has run the property. Since 2002 the third generation Geoffrey helps his father at the estate and he is responsable for the winemaking.
Since 2010 the vineyards have been certified agriculture biologique and since 2013 agrivulture biodynamique

The property covers 11 ha of Châteauneuf-du-Pape, 13 ha of Côtes du Rhône and 6 ha of IGP.

Chateauneuf du Pape Classique
85% Grenache 10% Syrah and 5% Mourvédre. 
No destemming. Matured in tanks.

Chateauneuf du Pape Flor de Ronce
90% Grenache and 10% Syrah. 2 ha. with 80-years-old vines A small part of the cuvée is aged in pièces, of which some are new for 18 months.

Chateauneuf du Pape Geoffrey Canto Cuvée Rabelais
80% Grenache and 20% Syrah

Chateauneuf du Pape Cuvée Jacquerie
50% Grenache and 50% Syrah. Hundred-years-old vines 16 hl/ha. 
Aged for 18 mo9nths in new barriques. Around 1.300 numbered bottles

Chateauneuf du Pape Blanc
50% Grenache, 25% Clairette and 25% Bourboulenc.

Cotes du Rhone Reserve de la Ronciere
85% Grenache, 10% Syrah and 5% Mourvedre. 

Cotes du Rhone Rescator Reserve
100% Grenache.

Cotes du Rhone Rosé
80% Grenache and 20% Cinsault. 

A gîte is for rent at the domain 

.Jean Louis Canto at his shop 2014

Geoffrey Canto       

Photos from thee cellar is from facebook

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Updated 2017-02-22