Seduced by this forgotten Château ideally situated at the foot of the calcareous ridge of Cuers, on the border of the terroir of the “Figue de Solliès”, the Duffort family decided to bring this superb wine estate back to life. 1988 was the first vintage at the Château by its new owners, the Duffort family, well-known Bandol vignerons. It has been managed since 2004 by Olivier Duffort. The family worked with passion and enthusiasm on their new venture, modernising both vineyards and winery. After a complete renovation of the property, the result is 36 hectares (89 acres) of vineyards classified as ‘Côtes de Provence’ on some of the best terroir in the region and 8 hectares (19 acres) of ‘Vin de Pays’. The winemaking is traditional with minimal treatments and dedicated to the production of fine Provence wines.
Dense ‘fruits of the forest’ perfumes followed by herbs of the garrigue, very smooth with rich, savoury and almost wild herby flavours alongside those of ripe red fruits and spicy oak. Powerful and structured but the tannins are well-integrated, a true taste of Provence!