|Domaine de Longue Toque / Gabriel Meffre
Domaine de Longue Toque, 84190 Gigondas
Tel. 490 12 30 21
Direct sale: May - September every day 10.00-19.00. October - April:
Monday - Friday 10.00-18.00
Email: Via website
Meffre was born in a wine grower family, but no one could foresee that he -
when he founded a negociantfirm in 1936 - would become the owner of the
biggest amount of hectares of AOC-vines in France - more than 900 ha -
before his disease in 1987.
After the disease of Gabriel
Meffre his empire was divided between his inheritants.
daughter Sylvette - married Brechet - became the owner of Chateau
de Vaudieu in Chateauneuf du Pape.
son Christian Meffre inherited Chateau Raspail
and other properties.
negociant firm was inherited by other descendants with the name Gabriel Meffre.
In 1997 this firm purchased Domaine
de Longue Toque in Gigondas and made this estate the headquarter of the
2009 the company has been owned by Eric
Brousse and Boisset.
Longue Toque covers 27 ha. Gigondas, Vacqueyras and Cotes du Rhone.
de Longue Toque
75% Grenache, 20% Syrah and 5%
Mourvedre/Cinsault. Aged in tank.
à Gabriel Meffre
55% Grenache, 32% Syrah and 14% Mourvedre from the oldest vines.
Aged in piéces for about 20 months
Vacqueyras Domaine de Longue Toque
Grenache and 36% Syrah. Aged
The negociant part of the firm is
the far biggest part and includes most of the appellations in
A well known range of a certain quality is named Laurus.
A big amount of a wine called
"Chasse des Papes" (Cotes du Rhone) is foremost offered