Roucas Toumba

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 cooperative.


Vacqueyras La Grande Terre
2011: 60% Grenache, 20% Syrah and 20% Mourvèdre. Matured in cemen. tank.

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 Blanc.
Aged for 12 months in 500l demi-muids sur lie.

IGP Mediterannée Pichot Roucas
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

Èric Bouletin at Decouvertes in Avignon 2013

Eric with his son at Fete ses Vins in Vacqueyras 2017

Restanques de Cabassole

Fotos fra domænets website

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Updated 20-05-2019