Domaine la Garrigue

Company: S.C.E.A  A. Bernard et Fils.
Bernard family
84190 Vacqueyras
Tel. +33 490 658 460
Direct sale: Monday - Saturday 8.00-12.00 and 14.00-17.00
Mail: info@domaine-la-garrigue.fr
Web: http://www.domaine-la-garrigue.fr/

Maxime Bernard is "le chef" at the domain. His brother Pierre Bernard is co-owner and some times he works at the domain, but he is occupied by his own business the restaurant Les Florets in Gigondas.
Maxime and Pierre are the 5th generation at the property covering 83 ha., making the domain one of the biggest in Vacqueyras.

Maxime's daughter Agnes and his son David are both working at the domain. 
The 19-years-old son Simon is still attending school.
Maxime Bernard is president for Syndicat des Vins de Vacqueyras.
The 83 ha. covers these appellations: Vacqueyras 59,1 ha, Gigondas 3,1 ha, Cotes du Rhone 11,5 ha, Beaumes de Venise 1,3 ha and IGP 8 ha.
The harvest is done by manully, about 30 pickers are working for a months. 
The grapes for reds are not destemmed and vinication and maturing takes place in cement tanks.

Wines

Gigondas
2013: 80% Grenache, 15% Syrah and 5% Cinsault.

Vacquyeras  
2014: 80% Grenache, 10% Syrah, 5% Mourvèdre and  5% Cinsault.

Vacqueyras Cuvée de l'Hostellerie  
2013: 75% Grenache and 25% Syrah.

Vacqueyras La Cantarelle
2014: 80% Grenache (some vines are 80-100-years-old) and 20% Syrah.

Vacqueyras Blanc 
2015: 60% Clairette and 40% Grenache Blanc

Vacqueyras
Rosé
2015: Grenache, Cinsault and Mourvedre. Saignée

Beaumes de Venise
2014: 80% Grenache, 15% Syrah and 5% Mourvedre.

Cotes du Rhone
2014: 80% Grenache, 15% Syrah and 5% Cinsault.

Cotes du Rhone Cuvée Romaine
 
2014: 50% Grenache and 50% Syrah.
 
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Maxime, David and Pierre Bernard - August 2008
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 David Bernard at Decouvertes in Avignon 2013

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