Clos du Mont Olivet

Thierry, David and Celine Sabon.
3, Chemin du Bois de la Ville,
84231 Chateauneuf du Pape Cedex.
Tel. +33 490 837 246 

Direct sale:  Monday - Friday 9.00-12.00 and 14.00-18.00.
Mail: contact@clos-montolivet.com
Web: http://www.clos-montolivet.com/

   

The founder of what became Clos du Mont Olivet was Romain Jausset the father-in-law of Seraphin Sabon, who inherited what Jausset had bought of vineyards in Chateauneuf du Pape. His son Joseph Sabon had three sons: Jean-Claude, Pierre, and Bernard Sabon who ran the domain for a generation with the company name Les Fils de Joseph Sabon

The young generation are now running the domain. Thierry Sabon the son of Jean-Claude Sabon is responsible for the winemaking. David and Celine the children of Pierre Sabon play their roles in the vineyards and in the office.
Bernard Sabon's daughter Mylene has in 2013 left the domain with a part of the vineyards and has together with her husband created a new domain
Le Serre des Mourres Sabon de Rocheville with the addres Avenue Saint Joseph 15 Chateauneuf du Pape - the old residens of the Sabon family.

The domain is now covering 21 ha of Chateauneuf du Pape, 12 ha of Cotes du Rhone and 1,5 ha IGP. 
As normal in Chateauneuf du Pape the vineyards are dispersed very much and are situated at 15 different  lieux-dits. The Cotes du Rhone vineyards are situated to the north near Bollène.

The buildings of the domain are situated at different places in the village. 
In 2005-06 the buildings at Chemin Bois la Ville 3 were renovated: office, tasting room and storing room for the bottled wines.


David, Celine and Thierry July 2013

Wines:

Chateauneuf du Pape Le Petit Mont
2015. 75% Grenache, 20% Mourvedre og 5% Syrah. Lagret i cementtank (80%) eller ældre fade.

Chateauneuf du Pape
2015: 80% Grenache, 10% Syrah, 6% Mourvedre and 4% Cinsault, Counoise, Vaccarese, Muscardin, Terret Noir and Picpoul Noir.
Vines from 15 different lieux-dits. Aged in foudres.

Chateauneuf du Pape La Cuvée du Papet
2015: 75% Grenache, 15% Mourvedre and 10% Syrah. From the oldes vines.
40% de-stemmed. Vinification in cement tank and after a periode tanks aged in foudres or 3-yeard-old demi-muids.

Chateauneuf du Pape Blanc
2016: 40% Clairette, 17% Bourboulenc, 30% Roussanne, 10% Grenache Blanc and 3 Picpoul, 1% Picardin, Grenache Rose. Roussanne fermented and aged in 1-year-old barriques and the rest in steel tanks.

Cotes du Rhone
2015: 60% Syrah and 40% Grenache. Aged in older barriques or foudres. 

Cotes du Rhone Vieille Vignes
2015: 80% Grenache, 10% Carignan and 10% Syrah. A part aged in foudres.

Cotes du Rhone A Séraphin
2015: 55% Grenache, 35% Syrah and 10% Carignan. 40% de-stemmed. 
70% aged in foudres,the rest in 1-3-years-old barriques.

Cotes du Rhone Rosé Le Rosé de Farel
2015: 90% Grenache (press direct) and 10% Syrah (saignée).

VDF La Sabonité
Mainly Grenache, rapé (discaded grapes) from Chateauneuf du Pape and blended with wine from VDF-are and blended from different vintages

VDF Blanc Bohéme
2016:
56% Viognier, 44% Clairette, Bourboulenc, Roussanne, Picpoul Blanc, Picardan.

  Advisor at the domain since 1999


Photo by Philippe Cambie


David Sabon at Les Printemps 2015

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