Clos Saint Jean

Pascal and Vincent Maurel
6, Avenue Henri Jourdan, 84230 Chateauneuf du Pape 
Office where it may be possible to buy wines.
Tel. +33 490 835 800
Direct sale: Only by appointment from the office at Chemin Bois de la Ville.

Clos Saint Jean is a family estate founded in 1900 by Edmund Tacussel. In 1910 he started to bottle wines with the name Clos Saint Jean. Since 1991 when the owner Guy Maurel died his two sons Pascal and Vincent have carried on at the property.
The two brothers have established two cellars
2008-2009 at Chemin Bois de la Ville
2014-2015 at 18 Avenue General de Gaulle

The property covers 48 ha. A big part is situated at the La Crau plateau. About 20 ha are situated at two small lieux-dits in Bedarrides, Cabane de Saint Jean og Coteaux de Saint Jean. One ha is planted with white varieties.

Hugo and Vincent Maurel. Les Printemps 2019

Pascal and Valentin Maurel. Les Printemps 2019

Wines (Information for update is not available)

Chateauneuf du Pape
85% Grenache, 10% Syrah, 3% Mourvedre and 2% Cinsault. Grenache matured in cement tank when the rest is aged in older barriques.

Chateauneuf du Pape La Combe des Fous
2015: 60% Grenache, 25 Syrah, 5% Cinsault, 10% Vaccarese. Low yield.
The name Hill of Fools, refers to what people said when Tacussel planted vines at that parcel - it was foolish to let man and horse work at such a stony place.

Chateauneuf du Pape Deus-ex-Machina 
2015 60% Grenache and 40% Mourvedre. 20 hl/ha.
The name refers to how the Gods in antique tragedies were coming per high machines into the scene.

Chateauneuf du Pape Sanctus Sanctorum
2015: 100% Grenache planted in 1905. Only bottled in magnums.

Chateauneuf du Pape Blanc
2016: Equal shares of Grenache Blanc, Roussanne and Clairette. Partly fermented and aged in new barrels.

Cotes du Rhone
2016 80% Grenache, 20% Cinsault from 0,48 ha planted about 1900.

IGP La Calade
2016: 60% Grenache, 40% Caladoc.

The office  Parking place nearby

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