Chateau Gigognan

New owner since 2017 (Gérant: Financieres Pacifico - March 2018)
Chemin du Castillon 1180, 84700 Sorgues
Tel. +33 490 395 746
Direct sale: Monday-Saturday 9.00-18.00
Mail: info@gigognan.fr
Web: http://www.chateau-gigognan.fr/

Jacques Callet acquired the estate in 1996 and has since then renovated the buildings and has built a modern cellar equipped with-up-to date technical machinery for winemaking. 
Jacques Callot died in July 2016. He left besides his wife Anne two daughters, Claire (Treuer) and Sophie (Psaroudakis).
The heirs sold the domain in 2017
. In spring of 2018 it should be "revealed" who the buyer is.

The estate has quite many hectares with vines: 30 ha. of Chateauneuf du Pape, 20 ha of Cotes du Rhone Village and 22 ha of Cotes du Rhone.
The vineyards are certified agriculture biologique since 2010.

Wines:

Chateauneuf du Pape Clos du Roi
2014: 60% Grenache, 30% Syrah and 10% Mourvedre.
70% matured in cement tank and 30% aged in 1-year-old barriques.

Chateauneuf du Pape Saint-Josef
2016: 60% Grenache, 30% Syrah and 10% Mourvedre.
70% matured in cement tank and 30% aged in 1-year-old barriques.

Chateauneuf du Pape Cardinalice
2012: 80% Grenache planted in 1939 and 20% Syrah. 15 hl/ha.
Aged in demi-muids or barriques (25% new) 12-18 months

Chateauneuf du Pape Blanc Clos du Roi
2016: Roussanne, Grenache Blanc and Clairette.
Fermentes and aged in barriques for 9 months.

Cotes du Rhone Village Bois des Moines
2015: 50% Grenache and 50% Mourvedre.

Cotes du Rhone Vigne du Prieuré
2016: 45% Grenache, 30% Syrah, 20% Mourvedre 5% Carignan.

Cotes du Rhone Rosé Vigne du Prieuré
2016: 60% Cinsault and 40% Mourvedre. Press direct.

Cotes du Rhone Blanc Vigne du Prieuré
2016: 70% Roussanne, 20% Clairette, 5% Marsanne and 5% Viognier

Cotes du Rhone Blanc Viognier
2013: 85% Viognier, 10% Roussanne and 5% Marsanne. 15% fermented in barriques.

 

5 Chambres d'Hotes are for rent at the domain

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Updated 2018-03-08