Chateau de Montmirail

Philippe and Sylvie Bouteiller (Brother and sister)
Cours Stassart 84190 Vacqueyras
Tel. +33 490 658 672
Direct sale:
Monday - Saturday 8.00-12.00 and 14.00-18.30
Mail: Archimbaud@Chateau-de-Montmirail.com
Web: http://www.chateau-de-montmirail.com/

The grandfather of the two siblings who currently run the domain Maurice Archimbaud, was the first producer of Vacqueyras to bottle wines. He established the domain in 1960 with inherited vineyards of Vacqueyras and fields at Montmirail covered by trees or scrub. During a 20-year period he extended his vineyards by clearing slopes towards the Dentelles de Montmirail and planted vines at an area of 24 ha of Gigondas. He created his cellar beside the buildings of the former health resort.
His daughter Monique Archimbaud Bouteiller continued to ru domain until she in 2013 handed over the management to two of her children Philippe and Sylvie, who both had worked on the domain, since they finished their education.
The domain covers 44 ha. 20 ha of Vacqueyras and 24 ha of Gigondas.

Wines

Gigondas Cuvée de Beauchamp
2015:
75% Grenache, 15% Syrah and 10% Mourvedre.

Gigondas La Combe Sauvage
2015: 60% Grenache and 40% Mourvedre.

Gigondas Cuvée Saint Maurice
2015: 50% Grenache, 33% Syrah and 17% Mourvedre.
Syrah aged in barriques (some new) for 12 months.

Gigondas Rosé Cuvée de Rossignol
2016: 60% Grenache, 20% Mourvedre and 20% Cinsault. 

Vacqueyras Cuvée des Deux Frères
2015:
70% Grenache, 20% Syrah and 10% Mourvedre.

Vacqueyras Cuvée de l'Ermite
2014: 50% Grenache and 50% Syrah.

Vacqueyras Cuvée des Saints Papes
2014:
70% Grenache, 20% Syrah and 10% Mourvedre.
One year in tank and then one year in foudres.

Vacqueyras Blanc
2016: Equal shares of Clairette, Roussanne and Bourboulenc.

Vacqueyras Blanc Gabriel
2016:  50% Clairette and Bourboulenc aged for 6 months in barriques and then blended with 50% of Vacqueyas Blanc (mentioned abowe) 

Cotes du Rhone Jeune Vigne
2016: Grenache, Syrah and Marcelan.

Cotes du Rhone Rosé d'un Nuit
2016: Grenache, Cinsault, Syrah and Mourvèdre.

IGP Syrah
2016: 100% Syrah


Philippe Bouteiller at Gigondas sur Table 2014


Sylvie Bouteiller. Photo from Facebook.

2 apartements with space for 4-6 and 6-8 persons situated by the cellars are for rent.
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Maurice Archimbaud, the founder of the domain. When he inherited the fields in Gigondas they were covered by trees or scrub. In a period of 20 years from 1960 he cleared the slopes of Montmirail and planted vines.


Monique Bouteiller representing the wine brotherhood of Vacqueyras
at Fête du Vin July 2015.
She was for a periode the president of the syndicate of Vacqueyras.

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Chateau de Montmirail contains the cellars of the domain. They are situated in Gigondas 500m west of Vacqueyras nieghbouring Hotel Montmirail
The chateau and the hotel were a health resort around 1900. 


Office and wine shop in Vacqueyras. There is no cellar here.

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