Domaine Tourbillon

Benjamin Tourbillon
433, Route de Plan de Dieu, Violès (Cave)
Tel. +33  680 085 356
Direct sale: Takes place from a new shop in Luberon  - See map below.
Open: All days 10.00-12.30 and 14.00-19.00.  Tel. +33 490 380 162
Mail: contact@domaine-tourbillon.com
Web: http://www.domaine-tourbillon.com

The domain was established by Benjamin Tourbillon in 2011. He lives in Isle la Sorgue where his parents owns the gourmet restaurant Café Fleurs.
Benjamin Tourbillon's grandfather owned 5 ha of vineyards in Gigondas with very old vines. The grapes were until 2010 delivered to the cooperative in Gigondas.
Based on this inheritage
Benjamin Tourbillon founded his domain in Violès in 2011.
more vineyards were purchased and in 2012 wines were made from 3,2 ha in Chateauneuf du Pape (Grand Devès), 15 ha of Cotes du Rhone Village Plan de Dieu, 9 ha of Cotes du Rhone and 1 ha of IGP.
In 2011-2012 a new cellars was built in Violès and later on a new very modern shop was created in Lagnes, Luberon.

Wines

Chateauneuf du Pape Vieilles Vignes
2012: 60% Grenache, 15% Syrah, 15% Mourvedre, 7% Cinsault and 3% Muscardin. Syrah and Mourvedre is aged in barriques or demi-muids.

Chateauneuf du Pape Grande Reserve
2012: 70% Mourvedre and 30% Grenache. 
10-12 hl/ha. Aged in barriques for 18 months.

Chateauneuf du Pape Blanc Confidentiel
2013: Roussanne, Clairette and Grenache Blanc.
Fermented and aged sur lie in barriques.

Gigondas Prestige
2012: 85% Grenache, 10% Syrah and 5% Mourvedre.
The oldes vines are planted in 1901.

Cotes du Rhone Village Plan de Dieu Querelle de Clochers
2012: 60% Grenache, 25% Carignan and 15% Syrah.

Cotes du Rhone Cuvée du Grand Père
2012: 65% Grenache, 30% Syrah and 5% Mourvedre.

IGP Vaucluse
2014: 100% Grenache.


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Benjamin Tourbillon at Gigondas sur Table 2014


Audrey Vidal (Domaine du Banneret) lives together with Benjamin Tourbillon
Photo from Gigondas sur Table 2015 
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Sophie and Yves Tourbillon presentred the wines at
Fête du Vin in Violès July 2013
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Updated 21-08-2015