Pierre Amadieu

The Amadieu-family
Manager Pierre Amadieu
201, Route des Princes d’Orange 84190 Gigondas
Tel. +33 490 658 408
Direct sale: All days 10.00-12.00 and 14.00-18.00
Mail:
contact@pierre-amadieu.com
Web: www.pierre-amadieu.com  

Pierre Amadieu owns 137 ha of which 127 ha is Gigondas. That is around 
10% of the whole appellation (2015: 1214 ha in production)
Furthermore the firm owns 13 ha in Cotes du Rhone,  Ventoux and IGP.

The history starts in 1929, when Grand father Pierre Amadieu purchased 7 ha and in this way founded the firm.
Today his descendants run the domain, His son Claude is responsable for the vineyards and Pierre Amadieu Jr. his grandson - a nephew of Claude - is responsible for the general management and the
winemaking. Claude's  two
sons Damien and Jean-Marie both work at the domain.

Wines 

Gigondas Romane Machotte
2016: 80% Grenache og 20% Syrah. 
Lagres delvis i foudres og delvis i ældre barriques i 12 mdr.

Gigondas Grand Romane 
2016: 65% Grenache, 20% Mourvedre og 15% Syrah.
Lagres i 18 mdr. 1/3 i nye barriques, 1/3 i ældre barriques og 1/3 i forudres

Gigondas Le Pas de l'Aigle
2015: Fra mere end 50 årige Grenache, Syrah og Mouvedre i 400 m. højde
30 dages maceration. Lagres 18 mdr. i  barriques (30% nye).

Gigondas Romane Machotte Rosé
2016: Grenache, Syrah og Cinsault
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Vinificeret og lagret i barriques i 4 mdr.

Cotes du Rhone Blanc Domaine Grand Romane
2016: 100% Clairette plantet i 1955. Gæres og lagres i nye barriques i 6 mdr.

Ventoux Les Piallats
2016: Hovedsageligt Grenache sammen med andre varieteter.
50% Lagret på 1-2-årige barriques

Ventoux Rosé La Clarietiere
2016: Grenache og Cinsault

Beside the wines from own vineyards is bought wine from producers in many other appellations in the northern and southern Rhone sold under the name of Pierre Amadieu.

Chateauneuf du Pape La Paillousse
2015: Grenache og Syrah. Lagres i barriques eller foudres i 14 mdr.

Chateauneuf du Pape Blanc La Paillousse
2016: Grenache Blanc, Roussanne og Clairette. 
Delvis gæret og lagret 8 mdr. i barriques.

Vacqueyras La Grangelière

2015: Grenache og Syrah. Lagres 9 mdr. i barriques.

Vinsobres Les Piallats
2015: Grenache og Syrah. Lagres i et eller to år gamle barriques.

Tavel La Gravinière
2016: Grenache, Cinsault og 25% Syrah.

Muscat de Beaumes de Venise
2016: 100% Muscat à petits grains. Mindst 80-årige vinstokke.

Cairanne Les Hautes Rives
2015: 60% Grenache, 25% Mourvedre og 15% Syrah

Cairanne Blanc Les Hautes Rives
2016: Clairette, Roussanne og Grenache Blanc. Gæret og lagret i barriques.

Cotes du Rhone Grande Reserve
2015: Syrah og Grenache fra Gard

Cotes du Rhone Roulepierre
2015: Grenache og Syrah.

Cotes du Rhone Rosé Roulepierre
2016: Grenache og Cinsault

Cotes du Rhone Blanc Roulepierre
2015: Clairette.


Pierre Amadieu - July 2011
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The two domains belonging to Amadieu La Marchotte and Romane cover 127 ha surrounded by 200 ha of garrigues with oak threes. 
They are named after the lieux-dits where they are situated in the north-eastern corner of Gigondas at an altitude 230-500m

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Pierre Amadieu and his wife at Gigondas sur Table 2013 - after sunset.


Claude and Pierre Amadieu at Gigondas sur Table 2017. Claude is Pierre's oncle. Pierre is the manager today. The "crown prince" is Claude's oldest son Damien.


The sons of Claude Amadieu, Damien Amadieu who is the chairman of the young winegrowers of Gigondas (Auspice 2014) and Jean-Marie Amadieu (Auspice 2015)


The ageing cellar at Machotte. Photos are from facebook. To the left you see new pièces and foudres from 1887. Both types of barrels contain Grand Romane 2015

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Updated 17-11-2017