Domaine de Boissan

Cathy and Christian Bonfils 
Route du Stade / Rue de Saint André 3,  84110 Sablet
Tel. +33 490 469 330
Direct sale:
Monday - Saturday 8.00-12.00 and 14.00-18.00.
Mail:
c.bonfils@wanadoo.fr  
Web: http://www.domainedeboissan.com

Christian Bonfils is the 5. generation of wine growers His two grandparents were wine growers in Gigondas and in Sablet and both of them members of the two cooperatives in the villages.
In 1985 Christian finished his wine education in Beaune and went home to Sablet. In 1982 vinification cellars were created here. In 2000 a celler for ageing were added.

The estate covers 54 ha of vineyards situated in different appellations

3 ha IGP
6 ha Cotes du Ventoux
9 ha Cotes du Rhone
3 ha Cotes du Rhone Village Seguret
17 ha Cotes du Rhone Village Sablet
1,7 ha Vacqueyras
12,5 ha Gigondas

Since 2013 the vineyards for Cotes du Rhone Village Sablet Blanc were certified agriculture biologique. The rest of the vineyards are during conversion.

Wines: (a few cuvées might be made as kosher)

Gigondas Vielles Vignes
80% Grenache and 20% Syrah. Partly aged in barrels

Gigondas Sélection Victor
70% Grenache and 30% Syrah. Aged in 400l or 600l barrels for 18 months

Vacqueyras
85% Grenache and 15% Syrah.

Cotes du Rhone Village Sablet
80% Grenache and 20% Syrah.

Cotes du Rhone Villages Sablet Cuvee Clemence
50% Grenache and 50% Syrah. 
Grenache aged in foudres and Syrah in barriques.

Cotes du Rhone Village Sable Rosé
50% Grenache and 50% Cinsault. Press direct.

Cotes du Rhone Sablet Village Blanc
Equal shares of Roussanne, Marsanne and Viognier.
Aged for 6 months in barriques.

Cotes du Rhone Sablet Village Blanc Cuvée Éclats
50% Marsanne and 50% Viognier. Aged in barriques for 6-8 months

Cotes du Rhone Village Seguret 
80% Grenache and 20% Syrah.

Cotes du Rhone
80% Grenache and 20% Syrah.

Cotes du Rhone Cuvee Prince d'Orange
100% Grenache. No destemming. Aged in barriques for 8-12 months..

Ventoux
70% Grenache and 30% Syrah.

VDP Vaucluse Rouge Merlot
100% Merlot

VDF Cuvée du Sommelier
100% Grenache.


Christian Bonfils 2012
He is in 2016 the president of the Syndicat of Sablet.


Sablet and Dentelles de Montmirail in the mist


Christian and Cathy (Catherine) Bonfils and from the next generation Victor and Clemence.

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Updated 31-10-2017