2600, Route de Cairanne (Bois des Dames)
Tel. +33 490 709 490
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Gigondas at Caveau du Gigondas
Jacques Meffre is the son of the
legendary Gabriel Meffre who from a modest start as the owner of an
inherited domain in Gigondas Domaine de la Daysse was able to develope
his business to be one of the biggest owners of vineyards in France. His
empire covered around 900 ha and a quite big negocinant firm in Gigondas
The oldest son Jacques Meffre inherited the domains listed below. Today
they are run by Jacques' son Hugues Meffre and his designed (only)
heiress Aurélie (spoken for)
firm's wines are made at Domaine Bois des Dames, which is also the
company's administrative headquarter.
In total, the vineyards make 200+
8 ha of
Chateauneuf du Pape, 20 ha of
Gigondas and 190 ha of
Cotes du Rhone Village Plan de Dieu, Cotes du Rhone Village
and Cotes du Rhone. Originally the
vineyards at Plan de Dieu were planted
almost exclusively with Grenache. Around 1980 they
planted Syrah, which makes up approx. 30% and in
recent years Mourvedre, where the goal is to reach 10%.
There are still
some progress to be made if the single wines will be more than commercial
products, but the owner and his daughter could do it if they focus
on making flagship wines. The potential should be there from the vineyards
of Courthezon and Gigondas.
Hugues Meffre at Gigondas sur Table 2013
Aurélie Meffre at Gigondas sur Table 2019
Wines according to website January 2021
Chateauneuf du Pape Domaine de Valori
60% Grenache, 20% Syrah, 20% Mourvedre. Matured in concrete for 24
month. 9 ha at lieux-dit Valori in Courthezon purchased by Gabriel Meffre
Gigondas Domaine de la Daysse
55% Grenache, 35% Syrah, 10% Mourvedre.
15 ha of Gigondas purchased by Gabriel Meffre in 1934.
The name Daysse is from an owner in the 18th century.
Gigondas Domaine Sainte Anne
80% Grenache and 20% Syrah.
5 ha owned by the Devin family for 250 eyars but have been vinified by the
Meffre family for 3 generations.
du Rhone Village Plan de Dieu
Domaine du Bois des Dames
65% Grenache, 30% Syrah, 5% Mourvedre.
Cotes du Rone Village Bois des Dames
65% Grenache, 25% Syrah, 10% Mourvedre.
Cotes du Rhone Village
Domaine de l'Abbaye de Prébayon
70% Grenache, 25% Syrah, 5% Mourvedre.
du Rhone Domaine de Dieumercy
75% Grenache, 25% Syrah. (Travaillan 90 ha)
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