Béatrice Mayard, Françoise Roumieux-Mayard and
24, Avenue Baron Le Roy 84320 Chateauneuf du
Tel. +33 490 837 016
March - October: all days 9.30-12.30 and 13.30-18.00
Mayard family has been winegrowers
for 5 generations.
Calvaire was founded by the grandparents of the owners today Marie Louise and Alphonse Mayard
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
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
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..
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
Aged in newer foudres for 12-18 months
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
2012: 95% Grenache and 5% Syrah.
Cotes du Rhone Rosé La Vie en Rose
Various shares of Cinsault, Clairette and Grenache.