Jean Pierre and Martine Meffre
Quartier Le Trignon, 84190 Gigondas
Tel. +33 490 658 633
Direct sale: Monday - Saturday 9.30-11.45 and 14.00-19.00
When ploughing the fields around Saint Gayan
roman vestiges are often revealed proving human presence at the place for at
least two milleniums.
The family of today know about ancesters back to 14. century. In 1709 the estate
was purchased by a direct forefather. Thus there is of course a feeling of
affinity present at the domain. Today it's the 10th generation running the
The next generation the son-in-law Christian-Yves Carré de Lusançay
has worked at the domain since 2007 when he married Julie.
The domain covers 16 ha of Gigondas, 0,75
ha of Chateauneuf du Pape (Lieu-dit Janasse), 1,4 ha
of Cotes du Rhone
Village Sablet, 5 ha of Rasteau and 10 ha of Cotes du Rhone and 1,5
ha of IGP.
Wines (December 2017)
Chateauneuf du Pape
88% Grenache, 6% Syrah and 6% Mourvedre.
Aged in demi-muids for 24 months.
80% Grenache, 15% Syrah and 5% Mourvedre. Average age
of vines 65 years.
Aged in foudre and demi-muids for 12 months.
From the best part of the harvest never exceeding 2% of the
Normally 80% Grenache and 20% Syrah. Aged in 1-2-years-old foudres.
Gigondas In Nomine Patris
100% Grenache. 100-years-old vines on plots near the domain. No
destemming. Dependig on the vintage aged in well used barriques or 18 hl
65% Grenache, 25% Mourvedre and 10% Syrah.
Cotes du Rhone Village Sablet Blanc L'Oratory
40% Viognier, 30% Bourboulenc, 15% Clairette, 10% Grenache Blanc and 5%
Cotes du Rhone Rouge Trescartes
70% Grenache, 25% Syrah and 5% Mourvedre.
Cotes du Rhone Rosé Léa&Léa
70% Grenache 20% Cinsault and 10% Carignan.