The Rhône Valley is known for its prestigious appellations such as Cornas, Condrieu, Côte-Rotie or Châteauneuf-du-Pape. In this selection, we present to you the winegrowers who have built this reputation, those who have made the Rhône Valley a world reference, a guarantee of exceptional quality.
Located in the very heart of the village of Châteauneuf du Pape, Domaine Duseigneur extends over some thirty hectares of vines aged between 50 and 130 years. Bernard Duseigneur, heir to a family of winegrowers for 5 generations and Philippe Faure-Brac, best sommelier in the world in 1992, have been jointly managing the estate for about ten years. Biodynamic cultivation (the estate is a member of Biodyvin) allows the great terroirs of the Châteauneuf-du-Pape, Lirac and Côtes du Rhône Villages Laudun appellations to be fully expressed.
This young winegrower is located on the right bank of the Rhône Valley, on the Condrieu terroir. He produces dry white wines, vinified and aged in oak with brio, with grape varieties such as Marsanne, Roussanne and Viognier. These red wines are just as exceptional, 100% Syrah wines with a beautiful complexity and peppery notes.
Jean-Luc settled in Cornas in the early 1980s. From this, in 1987, the first vintage of Cornas « Les Ruchets » was born, which became the Domaine’s flagship cuvée. Jean-Luc has gradually become a major player in the Rhône, he now gives oenological advice to the best winegrowers in the Rhône and the South of France. A living legend to quickly invite to your table!
Pierre is one of the elite winegrowers of the Rhône Valley and his wines are unanimously recognized. It is particularly known for its « Rose Pourpre » Côte-Rôtie, which has built its reputation with its « Clos de Cuminaille » Saint-Joseph.
The opinion of Bettane & Dessauve: « All the vintages share a very elegant floral expression, often relayed by a saline or even stony expression on the soils with strong character. »
Facing the Dentelles de Montmirail, Frédéri Férigoule, recognized among the best winegrowers of the Vacqueyras appellation, cultivates 17 hectares of vines on a magnificent terroir. Certified organic and biodynamic agriculture, the wines of the Domaine Sang des Cailloux are renowned for their high maturity and great richness.
Camille produces wines from high altitude: the balance is different from that of the plain, more rounded than powerful. The wines are gourmet, easy to drink, easy to digest, you can easily return to them… And at the same time, they age superbly.
The estate’s lands have always housed the cellars and the Ferraton Père et Fils cellar. It is on the appellations Hermitage, Crozes-Hermitage and Saint-Joseph that the house is owned. The men who today form this domain are united by a strong fraternal bond. They are committed to working the soil, the vines and the wine always with respect for their environment to create precise and generous wines that truly reflect their terroir.