Domaine de Fontavin

Hèléne Chouvet-Coton
Route de la Plaine 1468, 84350 Courthezon
Tel. +33 490 707 214
Direct sale: 1.4.-31.8: Monday - Saturday 9.00-19.00.
1.9.-1.4.: 9.00-12.15 and 14.00-18.15
Mail: helene-chouvet@fontavin.com
Web: http://www.fontavin.com



Hèléne Chouvet is the 7th generation of vinegrowers.
In 1989 her father, Michel Chouvet, built the cellar and started to bottle the wine at the domain. 
In 1996
Hèléne Chouvet finished her oenological education and went home to work with her father and and then got responsability for the winemaking and later for the domain.
In 2001
Agathe Lauziere also with an oenological education has been working together with Hèléne. Hèléne mainly takes care of the vineyards and Agathe of the work in the cellars.

The domain covers a total of 45 ha: 10 ha og Chateauneuf du Pape, 6 ha of Gigondas, 4 ha of Vacqueyras, 3 ha of Muscat de Beaumes de Venise, 16 ha of Cotes du Rhone and 1 ha og IGP.
The vineyards have for several years been managed by organic principles.
Certification as agricuture biologiqe since vintage 2011.

Wines

Chateauneuf du Pape Trilogie
2015: 80% Grenache, 15% Syrah and 5% Mourvedre.
Matured in cement tank og aged in demi-muids for 12-15 months. 

Chateauneuf du Pape David & Goliat
2015: 95% Grenache and 5% Syrah. - 80-years-old vines.
Aged in demi-muids for 12 months.

Chateauneuf du Pape Ad Vinam Aethernam
2015: 70 Grenache, 15% Syrah and 15% Mourvedre - 
80-years-old vines.
Aged in demi-muids for 12 months.

Chateauneuf du Pape Blanc
2016: 70% Grenache Blanc and 30% Roussanne. 
Roussanne fermented and aged for a few months in i demi-muids.

Gigondas Combe Sauvage
2015: 75% Grenache, 15% Mourvedre and 10% Cinsault, Syrah and Clairette Rose. Fra vinmarker på skråningerne mod Dentelles de Montmirail (400 m.o.h.) 20 hl./ha. Lagres i 12 mdr. på cementtanke.
 
Vacqueyras de Fontavin
2015: 70 Grenache, 15% Syrah and 15% Mourvedre
60 -100-årige vinstokke. Lagres på cementtanke i 6 mdr.

Muscat de Beaumes de Venise
2016: Muscat petit grains

Cotes du Rhone Les Vignes de mon Père
2016: 75% Grenache, 10% Mourvedre, 10% Syrah and 5% Marcelan.
Lagres 12-15 mdr. i cementtank

Cotes du Rhone Rosé Fleur de Coton
2016: 70% Grenache, 5% Syrah and 25% Cinsault. 55-årige vinstokke.
Direkte press eller saignée.

Cotes du Rhone Blanc Les Vignes de mon Père
2016: 70% Grenache Blanc 15% Roussanne and 15% Marsanne.

IGP Les Vignes de Jo
2016: 70% Grenache, 30% Carignan and 10% Caladoc 
Plantet af bedstefaderen Georges (Jo) omkring 1960.


Hèléne Chouvet-Coton at Les Printemps in Chateauneuf du Pape April 2014


Hèléne Chouvet-Coton with her son Matthieu Rolland
at Foire aux Vins in Uzès April 2014


Pauline Laffaille Taurignan (works in the cellar) and Agathe Lagarde (office and sale) at Foire aux Vins in Uzès August 2016

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