|Domaine la Barroche
Latour Barrot and Julien Barrot
(sister and brother)
19, Avenue des Bosquets
84230 Chateauneuf du Pape (office)
Cave: 16, Chemin du Clos
Direct sale: If anyone are present in the new cellar or if you have made
Tel. +33 662 849 579
In 2002 Christian's son Julien joined his
father and he wanted to give a broader scale at the domain. He had then
completed studies in winemaking and business. He wanted to do
something more than just sell the wines to a negociant. Photo
sister Laetitia Latour Barrot has worked together with Julien from
the start. She manage the office at Avenue des Bosquets and you will
often find her promoting the wines around the world. Photo from FB.
The domain has 15 ha. in AOC Chateauneuf du
Pape (only red wines are produced). The average age is 60 years,, but 1/3
of the vines are more than 100-year-old Grenache. This is the case for the
1,6 ha vineyard at Grand Pierre. This parcel is free of pebbles and with sandy red soils located at the slopes. Another
good parcel is 0,8 ha. also with 100-years-old Grenache at Terres Blanches.
Also at Palestor is 2,3 ha. with 100-years-old Grenache. Julien is also very fond of his 0,5 ha. parcel at Pierre A Feu with
In 2013 the construction of a new celler started. It
was ready for the harvest 2015.
Before the harvest all vines from vintage 2014 were moved to the new
ageing celler together with barrels, foudres and tanks from the old
The new cellar is situated at Chemin du Clos.
From a couple of ha
in Chateauneuf-du-Gadagne belonging to a friend Yannick Alliuad, Julien
has made a special Liberty de La Barroche since 2015.
This cuvée is made in the old cellars on Avenue des Bosquets.
Since 2016 Chateauneuf du Pape Blanc from Clairette fra
lieu-dit Pialons is made.
Julien with his girlfriend Laure Belliard at Les Printemps 2015
Chateauneuf du Pape Signature
2016: 62% Grenache, 18% Mourvedre, 13% Syrah, 5% Cinsault and 2% other
varieties. The average age of the vines are 70 years. Vinification in
Grenache is aged in foudres, Syrah and Mourvedre in 1-3-years-old
Cinsault is matured in steel tank. The ageing lasts for 18 months.
Chateauneuf du Pape Cuvée Fiancée
2016: 50% Grenache, 100-years-old vines at Hautes Blanches, and 50%
Syrah from Cabrières. Syrah is aged in pièces and Grenache in
tank. Only made in vintages when Syrah meet the wanted quaility to make
Chateauneuf du Pape Cuvée Pure
2015: 97% Grenache and 3% other varieties from lieu-dit Grand Pierre
planted in 1901 and from Rayas and Pointu. Aged in foudres for 18
Chateauneuf du Pape Blanc
2016: 100% Clairette from lieu-dit Pialons.
75% aged in demi-muids.
Liberty de La Barroche
2016: 55% Grenache, 18% Syrah, 12% Mourvedre, 10% Cinsault og 5%
Carignan. Average age of vines 65 years
Aged in foudres or demi-muids for 18 months.
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