705 Chemin Coste de l’Evesque 30126
Tel. +33 650 625 674
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After studies in biologi
and geologi for some years Gérald
Lafont fineshed in 2000 an oenologic education
at the university in Montpellier. He then worked for a time in a
negociant firm in Languedoc responsible for the production before
he became independant ønological consultant. Today he works as
such for about 30 producers in Rhone and Languedoc.
In Chateauneuf du Pape he works among others for Domaine
de Cristia, Domaine
de la Biscarelle and Domaine
In 2011 he started a
negociant firm together with Baptiste Olivier who also works as an
independant oenological consultant (among others for
Domaine Pierre Usseglio, Domaine Saint Préfert
and La Bastide Saint
Dominique) a negociant firm Olivier
& Lafont based in Saint-Laurent-des-Arbres.
In 2015 Gérald
Lafond created Domaine d'Arbousset on the base of two parcels he
had inherited from his father Yvon Lafont. One with 50-years-old
Grenache and another with 40-yers-old Grenache, Syrah, Mourvedre
Since 2018 the vineyards have been during conversion in to AB
and biodynamic certification
Lirac Cuvée La
2016: 75% Grenache, 25% Syrah, Mourvedre, Cinsault.
70% matured in concrete, 30% aged in demi-muids for 18 months.