|Domaine de Longue Toque / Gabriel Meffre
(Gérant) Eric Brousse
344, Route de Sablet, Domaine de Longue Toque, 84190 Gigondas
+33 490 123 021
Direct sale: May - September every day 10.00-19.00.
October - April:
Monday - Friday 10.00-18.00
Meffre was born in a wine grower family, but no one could foresee that he -
when he founded a negociantfirm in 1936 - would become the owner of the
biggest amount of hectares of AOC-vines in France - more than 900 ha -
before his disease in 1987.
After the disease of Gabriel
Meffre his empire was divided between his inheritants.
daughter Sylvette - married Brechet - became the owner of Chateau
de Vaudieu in Chateauneuf du Pape and Domaine
du Bosquet in Gigondas
son Christian Meffre inherited Chateau Raspail
and other properties.
His oldest son Jacques got Bois des Dames
in Violes and other properties in Chateauneuf du Pape (Valori) and
Gigondas (Saint Anne and Daysse).
The heirs wanted to concentrate focus on the properties and the negociant
firm was sold to the british compagny Allied
negociant firm still uses the name Gabriel Meffre and has it's
headquarter and cellars in Gigondas.
In 1998 the
company went public, and
everyone could buy shares
In 1999 the compagny bought Domaine
de Longue Toque and thus bacame the owner of own vineyards
In 2009 Eric
Brousse together with Jean-Claude
got in control of the compagny and Eric Brousse became the director
Longue Toque covers 27 ha. 18 ha of Gigondas, 7 ha of Vacqueyras and 2 ha
of Cotes du
Rhone Village Plan de Dieu.
Cambie is oenological advisor concerning the estate wines from Longue Toque and
the wines named Laurus.
spring 2017 the vineyards are during concersion in to agriculture
de Longue Toque
2013: 50% Grenache and 50% Syrah.
Syrah aged for
18 months in 0-2-years-old barriques.
à Gabriel Meffre
2013: 90% Grenache from 60-100-years-old vines and some Syrah
25% is aged in demi-muids for 18 months
Vacqueyras Domaine de Longue Toque
2013: 70% Grenache and 30% Syrah. Syrah
aged for 6 months
du Rhone Village Plan de Dieu
2014: 60% Grenache and 40% Syrah. Syrah aged for 6 months
Negociant wines from the firm as described at website
Chateauneuf du Pape
Chateauneuf du Pape Laurus 2011
Gigondas Sainte Catherine 2012
Gigondas Laurus 2011
Vacqueyras Saint Barthélémy 2013
Vacqueyras Laurus 2011
Saint Férréol 2014
Muscat de Beaumes de Venise Laurus 2014
Cotes du Rhone Village Plan de Dieu Saint Mapalis 2013
Cotes du Rhone Village Laurus 2013
Cotes du Rhone Blanc Laurus 2014
Cotes du Rhone Saint Vincent 2014
Cotes du Rhone Rosé Saint Vincent 2014
Cotes du Rhone Blanc Saint Vincent 2014
Ventoux Saint Petrarque 2014
Line of IGP-wines with modern brand