|Domaine la Garrigue
Company: S.C.E.A A. Bernard et Fils.
Bernard and Combe families
325, Chemin Novaeu de la Garrigue
Tel. +33 490 658 460
Direct sale: Monday - Saturday 8.00-12.00 and 14.00-17.00
has been in the same
family's ownership. The brothers Maxime and Pierre
Bernard were 5th generation on the property, but today the 6th
generation has taken over.
The sister of Maxime and Pierre, Martine Combe, is
officially Gerant in 2018. Martine's daughter Virgine Combe
(responsible for wine making) and Maxime's two sons David and
Simon are all working at
David and Pierre Bernard - August 2008
In 2008, you could meet these 3 people on the
was then the
daughter, Agnes, also worked on the domain - taking
accounts, but was not present. Maxime
was for 14 years - until 2016 - president of the syndicate in
Martine, married Combe with the owner of Chapelle Saint Joseph
in Vacqueyras. A wine from this domain could be purchased at Domaine de la Garrigue.
Maxime's son David had already worked at the domain for some years.
Pierre Bernard owned the famous hotel / restarant Les Florets in Gigondas, Today run by his son Thierry Bernard.
Currently (November 2017) Maxime's sister Martine Combe is officially
responsible for the Domaine de la Garrigue according to the
company registry 2018.
Her daughter Virginie Combe is in charge of the wine making, and Maxime's sons Simon and David both work at the domain.
The domain covers
83 ha mostly situated in Vacqueyras: Vacqueyras 59.1 ha, Gigondas 3.1 ha, Cotes du
Rhone 11.5 ha, Beaumes de Venise 1.3 ha and IGP 8 ha.
grapes for reds are mostly not de-stemmed
vinication and maturing takes place in
steel or cement tanks.
Grenache, 15% Syrah and 5% Cinsault.
2015: 80% Grenache,
10% Syrah, 5% Mourvèdre and 5% Cinsault.
Cuvée de l'Hostellerie
2014: 75% Grenache and 25% Syrah.
2014: 80% Grenache (up to 80-100-years-old) and 20% Syrah.
2016: 60% Clairette and 40% Grenache Blanc
2016: Grenache, Cinsault and Mourvedre. Saignée
Beaumes de Venise
2015: 80% Grenache, 15% Syrah and 5% Mourvedre.
Cotes du Rhone
2016: 80% Grenache, 15% Syrah and 5% Cinsault.
Cotes du Rhone Cuvée Romaine
2015: 50% Grenache and 50% Syrah.