Domaine Durieu

Vincent Durieu
Avenue Baron Le Roy 84230 Chateauneuf du Pape
Tel. +33 490 372 814
From April - 30. August: 
Monday - Saturday 10.00-13.00 and 14.00-18.30
Mail: contact@domainedurieu.fr
Web: http://www.domainedurieu.fr/

   

Paul Durieu was a very engaged political person. He was the mayor of Camaret-sur-Aigues 1983-2008.
His oldest son Vincent became responsable for the vineyards and the wine making in 2004 and since 2010 he have had the official respoans for the domain.  His younger brother
François have been taking care of  commercial subjects.
 
Vincent has improved the quality of the wines considerably during resent years.
Since 2008  16 ha of Chateauneuf du Pape from a family member (Jean og Geniève Avril) were officially added to the domain now covering 37 ha of Chateauneuf du Pape,
35 ha of Plan de Dieu  (Cuvée Henri Durieu from 6 ha), 13 ha of Cotes du Rhone, 7 of ha Ventoux (Mormoiron) and 15 ha IGP.

The caveau is situated at a central place in Chateauneuf du Pape. Here is an old cellar from 1615 but it's not suitable for vinification or ageing
The wines are made in different cellars in Orange and other places.

Wines (The descriptions at website (Jan 2019) does not include vintages)

Chateauneuf du Pape Classique
80% Grenache (60-70-years-old), 10% Syrah, 10% Mourvedre, Cinsault, Counoise.60% destemmed. Maceration 28 days. Aged in concrete for 18 month. 

Chateauneuf du Pape Réserve Lucile Avril
85% Grenache (90-years-old), 10% Mourvedre (60-years-old), 5% Syrah.
Grenache matures in concrete for 18 months; Syrah in new barriques for 12 months. Made from 6 ha at lieu-dit Fargueyrol. named af Paul Durieu's mother 

Chateauneuf du Pape l`Éperdu
100% Grenache from a parcel of 0,1 ha from the Avril family Aged in 400 l barrels for 12 months.

Chateauneuf du Pape Blanc Classique
80% Roussanne, 15% Grenache Blanc, 5% Clairette. 

Cotes du Rhone Village Plan de Dieu Traditionelle
70% Grenache, 10% Syrah, 10% Cinsault og 10% Carignan.
Fermented and matured in concrete.

Cotes du Rhone Village Plan de Dieu Cuvée Henri Durieu
90% Grenache (60-years-old), 5% Mourvedre, 5% Carignan. 
50% aged in barriques. The rest in concrete.

Cotes du Rhone
50% Carignan, 20% Grenache, 15% Syrah og 15% Cinsault. 

Cotes du Rhone Rosé
50% Syrah, 50% Cinsault.

Cotes du Rhone Blanc
Equal shares of Bourboulenc, Clairette, Grenache Blanc.

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Vincent and François Durieu
Vincent was in 2012 married to Emilie Boisson, Domaine du Père Caboche
Just beside the caveau the brothers have established a restaurant 
La Table des Vignerons  

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Caveau at Avenue Baron Le Roy
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