Marie-Laurence and Elisabeth Saladin
La Tour 07700 Saint-Marcel-d'Ardeèche
Tel. +33 475 04 63 20
Direct sale: Monday - Saturday 9.00-12.00 and 14.00-19.00. Weekend by app.
This family certainly has a long history as wine growers. A historic record
from 1422 tells: "Raymondi Saladini de Trihano item uno planterium situun
The lieu-dit Chaveyron is still in possession of the the family and of
course a wine from there is called "Chaveyron 1422".
Since 2005 the two sisters Marie-Laurence and Elisabeth Saladin have been in
charge at the domain. They are the 21st generation! They have both had an
education making them able to stand up for the challenges in a globalised world
of wine. Marie-Laurence has attended agriculturel school and Elisabeth has a
Louis Saladin has retired but is still working at the domain. Annick Saladin
managed for years a restaurant "Le Mazet" in St Marcel d'Ardèce.
The domain covers 17 ha. Cotes du Rhone and
Cotes du Rhone Village.
Since 2010 the wines are certified as agriculture biologique.
This way to cultivate has always been practised by
the father Louis.
Normally the Grenache are not destemmed.
Several cuvées are made for in this way to express
the different terroirs at the domain.
Cotes du Rhone Village "Fan dé
Mostly Mourvedre, rounded with Grenache Noir and Syrah.
Aged in foudres for 9 months.
Cotes du Rhone "Loï"
Mainly Grenache Noir and Blanc "rounded off by some Syrah and
"Short semi–carbonic maceration".
The wine is named after the father Louis.
Cotes du Rhone Cuvée
90% Grenache and 10% Clairette. Mixed planting of 50-years-old vines
cement tank for 9 months.
From 6 ha which has belonged oncle Paul.
Cotes du Rhone Rosé "Tralala!"
70% Grenache (Noir, Gris and Blanc), 20% Syrah, 10% Carignon. The name signalises a Vin du Plaisir.
Cotes du Rhone Village Blanc "Per Èl"
The name of the cuvé means "For her". In
the beginning Louis made this white
wine for his wife to serve at her restaurant. It's made from
Clairette, Clairette Rose, Marsanne, Grenache Gris, Grenache Blanc, Viognier,
Bourboulenc and Roussanne.
95% Syrah and 5% Mourvedre. Aged
in foudres for 9 months.
From lieu-dit Chaveyron, where the family has owned vineyards
VDF "Haut Brissan"
100% Grenache fra lieu-dit Haut Brissan. 50-years-old vines.
Article with nice photos from the domain at wineterroirs.com