Vignobles Mayard.

Béatrice Mayard, Françoise Roumieux-Mayard and Didier Mayard
24, Avenue Baron Le Roy 84320 Chateauneuf du Pape.
Tel. +33 490 837 016
Direct sale:
March - October: all days 9.30-12.30 and 13.30-18.00
Mail: didier.mayard@wanadoo.fr
Web: http://www.vignobles-mayard.fr
Blog: http://vignoblesmayard.unblog.fr/

The Mayard family has been winegrowers for 5 generations. 
Clos du Calvaire was founded by the grandparents of the owners today Marie Louise and Alphonse Mayard who were pioneers of sales in bottle. Their sales register (dated 1923) shows a large commercial activity. The base of their domain was 17 ha at lieu-dit Les Coulets
. The wine from these vineyards are called Clos du Calvaire. 8 ha. at La Crau 8 ha at Le Crau are delivering grapes for the signature wines of the estate covering 43 hectares of Chateauneuf du Pape and less than one ha of Cotes du Rhone.
Béatrice Mayard is the official responsible (gérant) manager of the domain.
Françoise Roumieux is responcible for the vineyards and the work in the cellar assisted by Alain Narjoux who for 13 was the winemaker at Vieux Télégraphe.
Didier Mayard has his own negociant firm, and are only responsible for the share of wines from Vignobles Mayard sold in tank.
Since 2011 Philippe Cambie has been advising Alain and Françoise.
A complete renovation of all parts of the cellar has taken place in 2010-2011
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Wines

Chateauneuf du Pape Clos du Calvaire
2013: 80% Grenache, 10% Syrah and 10% Cinsault. Matured in cement tank. 


Chateauneuf du Pape Domaine du Pere Pape
2013: 60% Grenache, 20% Syrah, 15% Cinsault og 5% Mourvedre.. 
Aged foudres for 12-18 months.

Chateauneuf du Pape La Crau de Ma Mère
2013: 60% Grenache (80-years-old vines på La Crau), 30% Mourvedre og 10% Syrah. Aged in newer foudres for 12-18 months 

Chateauneuf du Pape Blanc Crau de Ma Mère
2013:
40% Grenache Blanc, 20% Clairette, 20% Bourboulenc, 20% Roussanne  50%  matured in steel tank and 50 in new barriques or demi-muids.

Cotes du Rhone Confidence
2012: 95% Grenache and 5% Syrah. 

Cotes du Rhone Rosé La Vie en Rose
Various shares of Cinsault, Clairette and Grenache.


Béatrice Mayard - April 2015
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Françoise Roumieux-Mayard. Photo belongs to the domain.


24 Avenue Baron Le Roy. The entre to the caveau. A few years ago wines were aged here in old foudres. 


24 Avenue Baron Le Roy. To the left a tasting room for professionels. To the right the "backside" of the nice building. Behind the left and the right window 
are the offices for
Françoise and Béatrice.

Vignobles Mayards The original cellars of Vignobles Mayard are situated by D17 (Chateauneuf du Pape - Sorgues) 3,6 km from Chateauneuf du Pape where Route de Sorgues has become Route de Chateauneuf du Pape Sorgues. I 2010-2011 a total renovationb of the cellar toke place. At the photo to the left the original cellar. Here is reception af the grapes (photo to the left below). The building to the right is new and here is stokage for the wines. The vinification and ageing of the wines take place in underground cellars under and between these buildings.


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