Béatrice Mayard, Françoise Roumieux-Mayard and
24, Avenue Baron Le Roy 84320 Chateauneuf du
Tel. +33 490 837 016
March - October: Monday-Saturday 10.00-12.00 and
Mayard family has been winegrowers
for 5 generations.
Calvaire was founded by the grandparents of the owners today Marie Louise and Alphonse Mayard
pioneers of sales in bottle.
Their sales register (dated
1923) shows a large commercial activity. The base of their domain was 17 ha at
lieu-dit Les Coulets.
The wine from these vineyards are called Clos du Calvaire. 8 ha.
at La Crau are delivering grapes for the signature wines of
the estate covering 43 hectares of Chateauneuf du Pape and less
than one ha of Cotes du Rhone.
Béatrice Mayard is the official responsible (gérant) manager of
Françoise Roumieux is responcible for the vineyards and
the work in the cellar assisted by Alain Narjoux who for 13 years was
the winemaker at Vieux Télégraphe.
Didier Mayard has his own negociant firm, and are only responsible for
the share of wines from Vignobles Mayard sold in tank.
Since 2011 Philippe Cambie has been advising Alain and Françoise.
A complete renovation of all parts of the cellar has taken place
Chateauneuf du Pape Clos du Calvaire
2016: 75% Grenache,
and 10% Cinsault
. Matured in cement tank.
Depending of the marked this wines is named La
Chateauneuf du Pape Domaine du Pere Pape
2016: 60% Grenache, 20% Syrah, 15%
Cinsault and 5% Mourvedre.
Aged in foudres for 12 months.
Chateauneuf du Pape La Crau de Ma Mère
2016: 70% Grenache (80-years-old vines at La Crau), 20% Mourvedre and 10% Syrah.
Aged in foudres for 14-18 months.
du Pape Blanc Crau de Ma Mère
2017: Grenache Blanc, Clairette,
Bourboulenc, Roussanne, Picpoul
50% matured in steel tank and the rest in barriques or demi-muids.
Cotes du Rhone
2017: 95% Grenache and 5% Syrah.
Cotes du Rhone Rosé La Vie en Rose
2017: Cinsault, Clairette, Grenache.