Le Vieux Donjon
Claire Fabre and François Michel (Seurs)
9, Route de Courthezon, 84230 Chateauneuf du Pape
Tel. +33 490 490 837 003
Direct sale: Not regually. Available at Vinadea
The domain was founded the grandfather of the owners today
Marcel Michel, who did the first bottling at his domain in 1966.
In 1979 Marie José
and Lucien Michel made the wines well known. In 2008 Clare got the responsabilty
for the winemaking. She is married to
another winegrower Adrien Fabre Domaine la Florane
In 2013 Claire's brother François joined her at the domain, and the two of them
became officially responsible for the property.
The domain covers 15 ha of Chateauneuf du Pape, one of
them with white varieties.
The vinification process is in the best sence of
the word traditional. Only one cuvée of red and of white
Chateauneuf du Pape is made. As the vines are 100 years old only partly
Claire Fabre 2019
François Michel 2019
Chateauneuf du Pape
10% Syrah, 10% Mourvedre and 5% Cinsault.. Aged for about 18 months in foudres.
Chateauneuf du Pape Blanc
2019: 50% Clairette, 50% Grenache Blanc.
New label since 2017
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