Chateau d'Aqueria

Vincent and Bruno de Bez
Route de Pujaut 30126 Tavel
Tel. +33 466 500 456
Direct sale: Monday - Friday 8.00-12.00 and 13.30-18.30. Friday until 16.30
Mail: contact@aqueria.com
Web: http://www.aqueria.com/

   

The name of the domain comes from a nobleman, Louis Joseph d'Aquéria who in 1595 acquired some fields in Tavel from the abbey of Villeneuve-les-Avignon. The buildings of the present Chateau was created 200 years ago.
In 1920 a Jean Olivier acquired the Chateau. His son Paul de Bez continued  developing the wine growing at the place and today it's the grandchildren, the two brothers Vincent and Bruno de Bez who run the estate.
Around 1990 they renovated the vinification facilities and cellars.

The estate covers 94 hectares. 66 ha are with vines, 47 ha of Tavel and 19 ha of Lirac.

Wines according to website Dec 2020. Prices 10-25€.

Tavel
2018: 45% Grenache (Noir/ Blanc), 20% Clairette, 15% Cinsault, 8% Mourvedre, 6% Syrah, 4% Bourboulenc, 2% Picpoul.

Lirac
2017: 50% Grenache, 25% Mourvedre og 25% Syrah.
Mourvedre and Syrah aged in barrels.

Lirac Cuvée l'Heritage
2015: 50% Grenache, 50% Mourvedre.
Mourvedre aged in barrels for 18 months.

Lirac Blanc
2018: 40% Grenache Blanc, 25% Bourboulenc, 16% Clairette, 12% Roussanne og 7% Viognier.

Not mentioned at website - still available?

Cotes du Rhone
2016: 50% Syrah og 50% Grenache.

Cotes du Rhone Rosé
2017: 50% Grenache (Noir), 25% Clairette, 25% Cinsault.

 


Bruno de Bez at Decouvertes in Avignon April 2019


Vincent de Bez at Couleur Tavel July 2017


Vincent's family, Elisabeth and Raphaël de Bez at Couleur Tavel July 2017.
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Updated 20-03-2021