Domaine du Calcernier

William de Courten
30, Rue Joseph Ducos 84230 Chateauneuf du Pape
Tel. +33 659 755 226
Direct sale: Yes
Mail: caveau@domaineducalcernier.fr

William de Courten's mother Aline Courten run for a number of years the property Domaine Le Vieux Calcernier. She had for some years help from her two sons Comte Christophe and William and decided in 2014 to let the two sons share the 10 hectares of Chateauneuf du Pape belonging to the domain. William's part was 4,5 ha.

Williams 1st vintage 2015, was made in the family's renovated cellar at Chemin du Bois de la Ville and stored here in an underground machine house.
The two brothers have
since decided that they both will have their own cellar.
Well, there is only a wall between their cellars but the door is seriously bloched!
William and his family lives in a historic old building at 30, Rue Joseph Ducos where you will meet his English-speaking wife Nadine prsenting the wines.


Nadine Brouard and William de Courten - April 2018

Wines

Chateauneuf du Pape
2017: Grenache, Mourvedre, Syrah.
2/3 matured in cuve, 1/3 in new or 2-3-years-old barriques for 14 months

Chateauneuf du Pape Notes d'Aline
2015: 60% Grenache, 40% Cinsault. 
A part is aged in barriques for 18 months

Chateauneuf du Pape La Fortune du Pot
2016: 60% Grenache and 40% Mourvedre.
Aged in barrels.

Chateauneuf du Pape Blanc
2019: Equal shares of Grenache Blanc, Clairette and Roussanne.


The humble entrance to the cellar




The family lives in this historic building at 30, Rue Joseph Ducos near the church. Here you can taste the wines.

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