Chateau la Verrerie

Descours Group / Christopher Descours
Director and winemaker:
Valentine Tardieu Vitali.
84360 Puget-sur-Durance
Tel. +33 490 083 298
Direct sale: All days 9.30-18.00. In winter closed on Sundays
Mail: contact@chateau-la-verrerie.fr
Web:
http://www.chateau-la-verrerie.fr

   

Before the property became an estate with vines it was a glass factory  - verrerie.
In 1981 the place was bougt by a business man (shoes and clothes) Jean-Louis Descours, who financed  construction of cellars. In 1985 the vintage was made and bottled at the domain. In 2012 it's the third generation of the family Christopher Descours who runs the family company.
Since 2006 Olivier Adnot has been  director and winemaker at the estate.
Adnot got his wine education in California. Until 2006 he was a winemaker in Champagne for 10 years.  
( In 2011 Descours Group bought Charles and Piper Heidsieck for 412 mill.€. ) 
Chateau la Verrerie covers 52 ha of vineyards, certified agriculture biologique since 2013.

Wines according to website March 2019

Luberon Bastide de la Verrière
2015: Grenache, Syrah, Carignan. 

Luberon
2015: Grenache, Syrah. Aged in foudres for 9 months

Luberon Grand Deffand  Cuvée Prestige
2015: Syrah, Grenache. Aged in barrels or foudres for 12 months

Luberon Rosé
2018: Grenache, Cinsault.

Luberon Rosé Grand Deffands
2017: Syrah, Grenache, Bourboulenc

Luberon Blanc
2018: Bourboulenc, Clairette, Roussanne, Grenache Blanc. 

IGP Blanc Bastide de la Verrière
2018: 100% Viognier

 


Valentine Tardieu Vitali. Director and winemaker
Tardieu? She is married to a son of Michel Tardieu, Lourmarin



Christopher Descours. Photo: La Figaro

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Updated 26-04-2019