Domaine du Galet des Papes

Héléne and Jean-Luc Mayard
Route de Bedarrides 15, 84230 Chateauneuf du Pape.
Tel. +33 490 837 367
Direct sale: Monday - Saturday 9.00-12.00 and 14.30-18.00
Mail: galet.des.papes@terre-net.fr
Web: http://www.galet-des-papes.com/

      

"Galet" in the name of the domain refers to the big rounded stones "galet roulès"
The grandfather of Jean Luc Mayard built the first cellars at the place in 1929.
In 1976 Jean-Luc Mayard took over as the fifth generation of winegrowers. 
In 2012 the daugther Blandine went home to help her parents. For seven years she has been studying at wine schools and made her training periods at different estates.
The estate owns 13 ha of Chateauneuf du Pape. 
4 ha. are with 80-100-years-old vines used for Cuvée Vieille Vignes.
The vinification is traditional, no destalking, long maceration period and ageing in foudres.

Wines:

Chateauneuf du Pape Tradition
2016: 80% Grenache, 5% Syrah, 5% Mourvedre, 5% Cinsault, 5% Vaccarese. Lagres i  foudres i 6-8 mdr.

Chateauneuf du Pape Vieilles Vignes
2016: 60% Grenache, 30% Mourvedre, 10% Syrah.
80-100-årige vinstokke. Lagres i foudres i 8-12 mdr.

Chateauneuf du Pape Blanc de Blanc
2017: 60% Grenache Blanc, 20% Clairette, 20% Bourboulenc. 

Cotes du Rhone Le Petit Galet
2015: 7
0% Grenache, 15% Cinsault, 15% Syrah. Lagres 6 mdr. i foudres.


Héléne and Jean-Luc Mayard July 2006


Blandine Mayard - at Chateauneuf du Pape tasting in Avignon April 2013

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