Mas des Bressades
Route D3 de Bellegarde 30129 Manduel
Tel. +33 466 016 600
Direct sale: Monday - Friday 8.00-12.00 - in summer also 13.00-17.00
Cyril Marès is 6th
generation of winegrowers. His father Roger Marès established the domain in 1964.
Roger Marès had also together with his father planted vines in Haut Medoc. The
vineyards here are today managed by a cousin of Cyrils.
Cyril has studied "Viticulture and Oenology" in Montpellier. After
having finished his education in 1994 he worked at Chalone Vinyard in the US and
in Bordeaux at Chateau Cos
d'Estournelle and Chateau Margaux. Afther that he did his miltary service and
was finally ready to take over at Mas des Bressades in 1996. Cyril is married to
Nathalie Blanc-Marès who in 2013 took over her parent's property Mas Carlot / Chateau Paul
Blanc. In 2018 Cyril and Nathalie divorced and (in 2019) Cyril is officially
responsable at both domains.
The domain covers 25 ha of vineyards.
Wines (No updating at the domain's website - not
Costières de Nimes Tradition
2012: 55% Syrah and 45% Grenache.
Costières de Nimes Exellence
2010: 100% Syrah. Aged in 1-3-years-old barriques for 12 months.
Costières de Nimes Quintessence
2011: 90% Grenache, 5% Syrah and 5% Mourvedre. 15 hl/ha. Aged in old
Costières de Nimes Rosé Tradition
2014: 50% Grenache, 30% Syrah and 20% Cinsault. Saignée.
Costières de Nimes Blanc Tradition
2012: 50% Roussanne, 30% Grenache Blanc, 10% Marsanne and 10% Viognier.
Costières de Nimes Blanc Exellence
2012: 70% Roussanne, 10% Grenache Blanc and 20% Viognier.
Fermented and then aged for 5 months in barriques
IGP Gard Les vignes de mon père
2011: 70% Cabernet Sauvignon and 30% Syrah.
Aged for 12 months in new barriques.
VDF Les Vignes Obliées
2013: 100% Viognier. Vendange tardive.