Chateau Mourgues du Gres

Anne and François Collard
1055 Chemin des Mourgues du Grès, Route de Saint Gilles D38 30300 Beaucaire
Tel. +33 466 594 610
Direct sale: Monday - Friday 9.00-12.00 and 14.00-18.30 Saturday 10.00-12.00
Mail: chateau@mourguesdugres.com
Web: http://www.mourguesdugres.com

       

Before the French Revolution the fields belonged  to the Convent of the Ursulines of Beaucaire - a religious school. The name "Morgues" is a religious word ( in Provençal ) referring to this former ownership. Gres means in French sandstone. In the courtyard, the sundial bears the motto "SINE SOLE NIHIL" - nothing without sun. It's shown at the labels of the best red and rosé wines.

In 1990 François Collard returned to his family's domain after having finished his agricultural and oenologic studies and after getting some practical experience at  Chateau Lafite-Rothschild in Médoc. In 1995 his wife Anne joined him and has helped him marketing the wines.
Since 2014 the vineyards have been certified agriculture biologique

Wines March 2019

Costières de Nimes Les Galets Rouges
Syrah, Grenache, Mourvèdre, Marcelan.

Costières de Nimes Cuve 46
Grenache (old), Cinsault, Syrah.

Costières de Nimes Terre d'Argence
Syrah, Grenache, Mourvedre.

Costières de Nimes Terre de Feu
Grenache (old), Mourvedre, Carignan. 1/2 aged in barrels.

Costières de Nimes Capitelles des Morgues 
Syrah (old), Grenache, Carignan. Aged in barriques for 18 months.

Costières de Nimes Equience
Syrah, Grenache, Carignan. Aged for 18 months in 500l or 228l barrels

Costières de Nimes Rosé Fleur d’Eglantine
Mourvèdre, Grenache, Syrah, Carignan.

Costières de Nimes Rosé Les Galets Rosés
Syrah, Grenache, Mourvedre. Saignée

Costières de Nimes Rosé Fleur d'Eglantine
Grenache, Mourvedre, Syrah. Press direct.

Costières de Nimes Rosé Capitelles des Morgues

Mourvèdre, Syrah, Grenache.
Aged for 12 months in demi-muids.

Costières de Nimes Blanc Les Galets Dorés
Grenache Blanc, Roussanne, Vermentino.

Costières de Nimes Blanc Capitelles des Morgues
Grenache Blanc. vinified and aged for 6 months in demi-muids

IGP Pont du Gard  Blanc Terre d'Argence
Viognier (old), Petit Manseng, Roussanne.

Gîtes are for rent at the domain.
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François Collard. Photos on this site belong to the domain.
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Updated 03-03-2019