Gérant: Laurel Lutier
Manager and winemaker: Jean-Paul Aubert
Route de Lourmarin 84160 Cucuron
Tel. +33 490 722 296
Direct sale: So far from a shop at
Place Henri Barthelemy in Lourmarin.
May - September: All days 9.00-12.00 and 14.00-19.00
The rest of the year closed on Monday and Sundays and only open until 18.00.
1973 the co-founder of the Accor hotels Paul Dubrule bought a
small sheep farm in Curcuron. There were also a few ha. of neglected
In 1996 Dubrule stepped back from the frontline of his business and
something seriously happened at Cavale. More land was bought, new
cellars were constructed and vineyards were replanted. This new
beginning was done in cooperation with Jean-Paul
Aubert who became the manager and wine maker of the domain. In 2010
started a renovation of the cellars and other buildings in cooperation
with the architect Jean-Michel
Vilmotte known for his work for some famous domains in
Bordeaux. In 2012 the name of the domain was changed from Domaine de la
Cavale to Vignobles Paul Dubrule and since the domain in 2015 have been
handed over to Dubrul's three daughters Laurel Dubrule-Lutier,
Ambre Dubrule and Eléonore Mueth-Dubrule the name of
the compagny is changed to Famille Paul Dubrule. The oldest
daughter Laurel is the director or gérant.
In 2015 more than 40 ha of vineyards are in production.
2013: Grenache and Syrah.
Rosé Petit Cavale
2013: Grenache and Cinsault.
Blanc Petit Cavale
2013: Grenache Blanc, Clairette and Ugni Blanc.
2012: Grenache, Syrah and Carignan. Aged for 12 months in foudres or
La Cavale Blanc
2014: Grenache Blanc, Clairette and Ugni Blanc.
2012: Grenache, Syrah and Carignan. Aged
for 12 months in foudres or barriques.
Illustrations from the architect showing the new
facade - The wall is already built - and the entrance for
visitor. Through the windows to left you will see the
vinification cellar and to the right the ageing cellar. After
that you arrive to a big shopping area and storing area for the