Domain Producer Commune

Domaine des Escaravailles

Gilles Ferran Rasteau
Domaine du Trapadis Helen Durand Rasteau
Domaine Elodie Balme Elodie Balme Rasteau
Domaine des Auzieres Christophe Cuer Roaix  
Domaine du Bramadou Damien Chave Roaix
Domaine Pique-Basse Olivier Tropet Roaix
Maison Plantevin Laurent Plantevin Seguret

AOC Cotes du Rhone Village Roaix

The appellation covers certain vineyards in Roaix commune. 
Roaix has around 600 inhabitants and an area of only 6 km2.
The altitude vary between 149 and 384 metres. 

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All three types of wines are included, but the production of rosé and white is very small. In 2017 98% were red wines when rosé and whites each were 1%.

Rules for the appellation

The percentages mentioned below are referring to the vineyards of the estate - not to the blend of the single wine.

Rouge and Rosé
Grenache must
be at least 50%.
Syrah and Mourvedre
must together be at least 20%.
Other grapes allowed for Cotes du Rhone,
may not exceed 20%.
White varieties might be used for rosé - as "other grapes".

Grenache Blanc, Clairette, Roussanne, Bourboulenc and Viognier
must be at least 80%
Other grapes allowed for Cotes du Rhone,
may not exceed 20%.

The level of alcohol must be at least 12,5 % for red wines og 12 % for rosé and white wines.

The yield may not exceed 42 hl./ha.

Declared area and yield 2015-2019

Vintage 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Hectares 135 143 158 130 121
Hectolitre 4869 5058 4642 4422 4355

Who is Who

Gilles Ferran
Dom. des Escaravailles

Madeline Ferran
Dom. des Escaravailles

Elodie Balme
Domaine Elodie Balme

Christophe Cuer
Domaine des Auzières

Sophie Augier
Domaine des Auzières

Olivier Tropet
Domaine Pique-Basse

Christine Tropet
Domaine Pique-Basse

Damien Chave
Domaine du Bramadou

Nathali Chave
Domaine du Bramadou

Helen Durand
Domaine du Trapadis

Laurent Plantevin
Maison Plantevin

Akiko Plantevin
Maison Plantevin


Updated 08-02-2020