Domaine Fontaine du Clos

EARL Jean Barnier
Céline and Jean-François Barnier
Boulevard du Comté d’Orange 735, 84260 Sarrians
Tel. +33 490 653 069
Direct sale: Monday - Saturday 9.30-12.30 and 15.00-19.00 (Winter 14.30-18.30)
Mail :cave@fontaineduclos.com  / comptabilité@fontaineduclos.com
Web: http://www.fontaineduclos.com/

This property contains a nursery (the second biggest in France) and a winery. 
It was Jean-François' father
Jean Barnier who built the wine cellars. He sold all the production to negociant. It was not until Jean-François Barnier became responsible for the winemaking that the wines were bottled at the domain.
The nursery is able to deliver around 50 varieties. Many varieties are used in the wine production to make single varietal wines or unusul blends of IGP-wines. 
The property covers 100 ha of which a few ha are AOC Vacqueyras.
The nursery covers around 50 ha and the vines for vinification roughly then area.

Wines:

Vacqueyras Reflets de l'Ame
2014: Grenache and Syrah. Aged in barrels for 12 months

Vacqueyras Castillon
2012: 50% Grenache and 50% Syrah. Aged in barrels for 12 months

Vacqueyras Pince-Lapin
2015: Grenache and Syrah. Aged in foudres.

Vacqueyras Castillon Blanc
2016: Grenache Blanc, Marsanne, Roussanne.

Cotes du Rhone Confidences
2016: Grenache and Syrah.

IGP Vaucluse Aura
2015: Caladoc, Marcelan Merlot, Petit Verdot.

IGP Vaucluse Rosé Certitude
2016: Syrah, Merlot, Cabernet Saugvignon and Petit Verdot.

IGP Vaucluse Liberté
2016: Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot.

IGP Vaucluse Rosé Estival
2016: Grenache, Syrah and Nielluccio.

IGP Vaucluse Rosé Certitude
2016: Grenache, Syrah, Mucat petit grains.

IGP Vaucluse Certitude
2016: Saugvignon and Gewürtztraminer.

IGP Vaucluse Chardonnay  
2016: 100% Chardonnay and Vermentino.

IGP Vaucluse Blanc Muscat Petit Grains  
2016: 100% Muscat Petit Grains.

IGP Vaucluse Blanc Aura
2015: Mainly Chardonnay together with 
Viognier, Maccabeau, Saugvignon, Manseng, Marsanne and Vermentino.


Céline and Jean-François Barnier at 
Fete de Veraison in Chateauneuf du Pape August 2014.



The buildings behind the wine cellar are used by the nursery. The vines for the nursery are not cut as normale vines for vinification. The vine stalks groes until several
 metres along the soil and are cuts in to smale parts suitable for grafting at rootstoks, this and further preparing of plants ready to seell is done in big green houses.

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Updated 05-11-2017