Domaine le Clos de Caveau

Henri Bungener
1560, Chemin de Caveau 84190 Vacqueyras
Tel. +33 618 154 819
Direct sale: 9.30 -12.30 and 14.30-19.00


In 1993 Henri Bungener took over from his father who had then owned the domain since 1976. He was before that working as a psycologist in Londres
The vineyards covers 15 ha of which 13 ha of AOC Vacqueyras are situated around the domain near the border of Gigondas. The 2 ha of Cotes du Rhone are also situated in Violès. In 2017 Henri  Bungener bought a parcel of 0.5 ha. in Gigondas. Since 1989 the vineyards have been certified agriculture biologique.

Henri Bungener. Not sure who should be credited for the photo

Wines according to boutique February 2021

Gigondas Champvermail
2017: 70% Grenache, 30% Syrah. Vinification in wood for 2-3 months and the aged in 1-years barriques for 12-18 months. Garde: Plus de 15 ans

Vacqueyras Lao Muse
2016: 60% Grenache and 40% Syrah. 
Fermentation and maceration last for 2-3 months and take place in open barriques and then ageing for 12-18 months in the same ones. Garde: Plus de 15 ans.

Vacqueyras Fruit Sauvage
2019: 60% Grenache and 40% Syrah. Maceration for 2 months. Syrah aged in wooden tanks. The rest in concrete.

Vacqueyras Carmin Brillant
2016: 60% Grenache, 40% Syrah. Maceration for 1-2 months. 50% aged in one-year-barriques for 20 months.

Vacqueyras Blanc Le Louis d'Or
2019: 80% Grenache Blanc, 20% Clairette. Aged for 6 months in barriques.

Cotes du Rhone Les Bateliers
2019: 70% Grenache, 30% Syrah

VDF Blanc Le Mistralet
2019: 100% Muscat petit grains(!)

VDF Rosé La Rosée
2019: 80% Muscat petit grains, 20% Grenache Noir.

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