Junko and Èric Bouletin
Les Restanques de Cabassole, Chemin des Aires 84190 Vacqueyras
Tel: +33 677 497 437
Direct sale: By appointment.
The name of the property comes from fallen stones in
the area. It has been in possession of the family since the 18th
century and then covering modest 3 ha. Later on the vineyards has
increased to 11 ha of Vacqueyras.
In 2006 Eric Bouletin build a cellar and started to make his own wine instead of delivering
the grapes to the
Vacqueyras La Grande Terre
2011: 60% Grenache, 20% Syrah and 20% Mourvèdre. Matured in cemen.
Vacqueyras Les Restanques de Cabassole
2010: 60% Grenache (80-years-old), 27% Syrah, 10% Mourvèdre and
3% white varieties. Syrah is aged for 18 months in barriques. The rest
in small demi-muids (500 l). The vineyards for this wine has belonged to the
family since 1723. "Restanques" is the French word for terrasses
on a hillside
Vacqueyras Rosé Rosé de la Roche
2016: 45% Grenache, 30% Mourvedre and 25% Syrah and other varieties.
Direkt press or Saignée.
Vacqueyras Blanc Prémices
2016: Marsanne, Roussane, Viognier, Clairette, Bourboulenc and Grenache
Aged for 12 months in 500l demi-muids sur lie.
IGP Mediterannée Pichot
2016: Equal shares of Grenache, Syrah and (old) Carignan.
The bicycle is from Eric's childhood as he remember it parced by the
threes when he followed his fathers work in the vineyards.
VDF Les Grand Chemins
50% Grenache, 40% old vines Carignan and 10% Syrah.
20% is normally from earlier vintage