|Chateau de la Font du Loup
By Chemin des Saintes
Vierges, 84350 Courthezon
Tel. +33 490 330 634
Direct sale: Monday-Thursday 8.00-12.00
and 13.00-17.00. Friday 8.00-12.00 Only by appointment.
The Melia family bought the property in 1942. From 1977
Charles Melia was running the domain. Today his daughter Anne
Charlotte Melia-Bachas and son-in-law Laurent Bachas
are in charge.
The name "Source of the Wolves"
refers to sources in the fields where the wolves from Mont Ventoux
went to have water - according to local story telling.
Chateauneuf du Pape is
made from 20 ha. The vines have an average age of 60 years and one
parcel 100 years.
Even if the vineyards are all situated around the domain divided by
wood the parcels have different terroirs.
The vineyards are cultivated organic but not certified AB.
Wines according to website February 2018
Wines according to website January 2020
Chateauneuf du Pape
Demoiselles de la Font du Loup
50% Grenache and 50% Syrah. Aged in concrete and foudres for 12
months. From younger vines.
Chateauneuf du Pape Tradition
65% Grenache, 20% Syrah, 10% Mourvedre and 5% Cinsault.
Aged for 12 months, Grenache in concrete, steel or foudres, Syrah in barriques or foudres and Mourvedre in demi-muids.
du Pape Le Puy-Roland
100% Grenache. 22 hl/ha. Aged in foudres for 12 months.
Chateauneuf du Pape Blanc
35% Grenache Blanc, 30% Roussanne, 20% Clairette and 15% Bourboulenc.
du Pape Le Chateau
100% Syrah aged for 18 months in barriques and foudres.