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Located in the Agly valley in a wild environment where nature, well preserved, is king, the estate extends over an area of 14 hectares. Created in 2015 by three enthusiasts, the conversion b....Lire plus Learn more
Located in the Agly valley in a wild environment where nature, well preserved, is king, the estate extends over an area of 14 hectares. Created in 2015 by three enthusiasts, the organic conversion was done from the beginning for both cultivation and winemaking, benefiting from an ideal environment, an exceptional terroir and an optimal climate, the vines flourish to the full.
Hugh Jonson considered it to be the only Grand Cru of the South. Mr. Parker called our wine "exceptional"
. "This "Lafite en languedoc", named after Gault Millau, is one of the top 10 wines in the world for Michael Broadbent.
In 30 years, Véronique and Aimé Guibert have managed to achieve the rare status of "cult wine" with their wines from Mas Daumas Gassac. The new generation at the helm of the estate carries these values: respect for the elders and you terroir to enable you to create wines that are unique in their kind.
Mas de Daumas Gassac is first and foremost an exceptional terroir discovered in the 1970s by the great scientist Henri Enjalbert, holder of the chair of geography at the Bordeaux Academy. Henri Enjalbert discovered that there were about forty hectares of deep soil in the middle of the Arboussas massif, under the thick mantle of the scrubland, perfectly drained and poor in humus and plant matter, rich in mineral oxides. A soil that Enjalbert compares to the best Burgundy terroirs of the Côte d'Or!
The team on the estate is united and passionate. Each in his own field but all closely linked to each other. Over the past forty years, the field has been enriched by the contribution of some thirty employees in the service of excellence. From the vine to the cellar, from the reception of visitors to the estate and the relationship with private and professional customers, several teams work to serve the great wines of Gassac.
Mas de Daumas Gassac relies on winegrowers who respect their terroir and are faithful to three main precepts:
- Respect for the environment: by creating vines with small areas, it makes it possible to integrate them into the very heart of the Garrigue forest without destroying
it. - The
complexity of the wines: these 50 ha of vines inserted in 100 ha of forest, allow to enrich the vintages with new scents: arbutus, cistus, wild mint, etc.
- The preserved ecosystem: this unique forest makes it possible to maintain the link between fauna, flora and viticulture. Daumas Gassac rejects all forms of chemical fertilizer with an emphasis on natural compost.