|Chateau de Vaudieu
501, Route de Courthézon (D92)
84231 Chateauneuf du Pape
Tel. +33 490 837 031
Manager: Laurent Brechet
Direct sale: Monday - Friday 9.00-12.30 and 14.00-17.00
Price range (for Chateauneuf- wines) 30-75€.
impressive buildings at Chateau de Vaudieu was built in 1767 by an
admiral Gerin from the Marseille admiralty. In the 19th century the wines from Vaudieu had a high
reputation. The domain was one of four exporting producers in
Chateauneuf du Pape.
In the early 20th century the vineyards were in a state
of disrepair. In 1955 the estate was bought by Gabriel Meffre. He
reparied the vineyards. His daughter Sylvette married Michel
Brechet. They had two sons and a daughter Laurent and Julien.
Julien runs today Domaine des Bospquet in Gigondas.
vineyards of Vaudieu are covering 70 ha of which 10 ha is with
white varieties. Since 2009 the family has been in control of 26
Wines made at Vaudieu from Chateauneuf du
Pape and Lirac.
Chateauneuf du Pape
2015: 75% Grenache, 25% Syrah. Syrah aged for 12 months in pièces. Grenache in concrete
Chateauneuf du Pape Val de
2015: 60% Grenache and 30% Syrah and 10% Mourvedre.
Fermentation in concrete. Aged for 18 months. Grenache in demi-muids, Syrah and Mourvedre in
Chateauneuf du Pape L'Avenue...
2015: 100% Grewanche from a parcel with red soil, clay and
limestones. Maceration in tuliped konkrete. Aged in at least 3-years
Chateauneuf du Pape Amiral G
2016: 100% Grenache. Fermentation in concrete. Aged for 18 month in new demi-muids.
Amiral G refers to admiral Gerin who built the chateau in 1767 and
also to Grenache.
Chateauneuf du Pape Blanc
2017: 43% Grenache Blanc, 35% Roussanne, 12% Clairette, 10% Picardin.
35% aged in barrels for 8 months.
Chateauneuf du Pape Blanc Le Clos du Belvédère
2017: 100% Grenache Blanc from a vineyard called Le Clos du Belvédère.
Aged for 8 months in barrels 500l or 2228l
The vineyard Clos du Belvedere is the highest situated
vineyards at the domains. The vines were planted by Gabriel
Meffre. When he discovered how much the cold mistral influenced
the vine he built an (tall to the north) not so nice wall of
cement blocks around the plot justifying the word "clos"
in the name of the cuvée.
du Pape Blanc Les Vielles Roussanne
2017: 100% Roussanne.
Lirac Plateau des Chênes
2014: 75% Grenache, 25% Syrah. 1/3 aged for 12 months in used
Lirac Le Temps
2013: 98% Grenache, 2% Syrah. Aged in demi-muids for 12