|Chateau de la Gardine
SCA Chateau de la Gardine Brunel et Fils
Gérant: Patrick Brunel
Route de Roquemaure, 84230 Chateauneuf du Pape.
Tel. +33 490 837 320
Direct sale: Monday - Friday 9.00-18.00
April -September open Saturdays 10.00-18.00
Including wines from Lirac and Rasteau
In 1945 Gaston Brunel negociant in
Chateauneuf du Pape puchased Chateau de la Gardine and was then the
first owner from the Brunel family. In 1956 he was followed by his
oldest son Maxime and in 1964 the youngest son Patrick joined his
brother. In 2015 Patrick is the gérant according to societe.com
Maximes two children Philippe and Marie-Odile Brunel both work at
the domaine. In 1989 Philippe returned to the domain having finished his
viticultural and oenological education. In 1994 Marie-Odile Brunel had
fineshed her oenological education and joined the family.
Patrick Brunel's wife Ere Brunel is also an oenologist and she and
Marie-Odile works together in the cellars.
The vineyards of Chateauneuf du Pape covers 54 ha.
1963 Brunel bought 48 ha of vineyards in Rasteau and Roaix. In 1998 Chateau Saint Roch
in Roquemaure was purchased. The former owner was known as a very good
producer of Lirac.
Patric Brunel's wife Ere Brunel is the manager and winemaker of this estate.
Wines according to website January
Chateauneuf du Pape Cuvée Tradition
2018: 60% Grenache, 15% Mourvedre, 20% Syrah and 5% Muscardin.
Aged in cuve or 2-6-years-old barriques for 9-14 months.
Chateauneuf du Pape Cuvée des Générations Gaston Philippe
2017: Equal shares of Grenache, Mourvedre and Syrah.
Grenache vines 60-90 years old. Fermented in wooden tank. Aged in new barriques for 14 - 18 months.
Chateauneuf du Pape
2016: Equal shares of Grenache, Syrah and Mourvedre. From at
least 65-years-old vines.´No destemming. Raised in a special vat for 24
Chateauneuf du Pape Blanc Cuvée Tradition
2019: 50% Roussane, 20% Grenache Blanc, 20% Clairette, 10% Bourboulenc. 30% is fermented
and aged in barriques.
Chateauneuf du Pape Blanc
Cuvée des Générations Marie-Léoncie
2017: 90% Roussanne, 10% Clairette. Fermented and aged in new barriques.
du Pape Peur Blue
2018: Equal shares of Grenache, Syrah, Mourvedre. No sulphites added
2017: 75% Grenache, 25% Syrah.
Rasteau Mème pas peur
Grenache, 25% Syrah. No sulphites added.
Patrick and Maxime Brunel.