Domaine Tourbillon

Alexandre and Benjamin Tourbillon
433, Route de Plan de Dieu, Violès (Cave)
Tel. +33  680 085 356
Direct sale: Takes place from a new shop in Luberon  - See map below.
Open: All days 10.00-12.30 and 14.00-19.00.  Tel. +33 490 380 162
Mail: contact@domaine-tourbillon.com
Web: http://www.domaine-tourbillon.com

   

The domain was established by Benjamin Tourbillon in 2011. He's from Isle la Sorgue where his parents own the gourmet restaurant Café Fleurs.
He lives togehter with Audrey Vidal daughter of Vidals at Domaine du Banneret in Chateauneuf du Pape.

Benjamin Tourbillon's grandfather owned 5 ha of vineyards in Gigondas with very old vines. The grapes were until 2010 delivered to the cooperative in Gigondas.
Based on this inheritage
Benjamin Tourbillon founded his domain in Violès in 2011.
More vineyards were purchased and in 2012 wines were made from 3,2 ha in Chateauneuf du Pape (Grand Devès), 15 ha of Cotes du Rhone Village Plan de Dieu, 9 ha of Cotes du Rhone and 1 ha of IGP.
In 2011-2012 a new cellars was built in Violès and later on a new very modern shop was created in Lagnes, Luberon by a crossroad where many turists are passing.
Since 2018 Benjamin's brother Alexandre Turbillon has been co-owner.

Wines

Chateauneuf du Pape Vieilles Vignes
2016: 60% Grenache, 15% Syrah, 15% Mourvedre, 7% Cinsault and 3% Muscardin. Syrah and Mourvedre is aged in barriques or demi-muids.

Chateauneuf du Pape Grande Reserve
2016: 70% Mourvedre and 30% Grenache. 
10-12 hl/ha. Aged in barriques for 18 months.

Chateauneuf du Pape Blanc Confidentiel
2018:60% Grenache Blanc, 20% Rousannee, 20% Clairette.
Fermented and aged sur lie in barriques.

Gigondas Vieiles Vignes
2017: 77% Grenache, 10% Syrah, 10% Mourvedre and 3% Cinsault.

The oldess vines are planted in 1901.

Cotes du Rhone Village Plan de Dieu Querelle de Clochers
2017: 60% Grenache, 25% Carignan, 15% Syrah.

Cotes du Rhone Cuvée du Grand Père
2017: 65% Grenache, 30% Syrah and 5% Mourvedre.

Cotes du Rhone Cuvée du Grand Père
2017: 65% Grenache, 30% Syrah and 5% Mourvedre.

Cotes du Rhone Blanc
2018: 37% Grenache Blanc, 37% Roussane og 26% Clairette

IGP Vaucluse 
2018: 60% Grenache, 40% Syrah

IGP Blanc
2018: 100% Viognier.


Audrey Vidal and Benjamin Tourbillon at Gigondas sur Table 2019


 Alexandre Tourbillon at Decouvertes in Avignon 2019


Sophie and Yves Tourbillon at Fête du Vin in Violès July 2013. Marie-Francoise, Jean-Claude and Audry Vidal at Les Printemps in Chateauneuf du Pape 2015


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