Romain and Joël Saurel
La Baumette 84190 Gigondas
Tel. +33 490 709 642
Direct sale: Monday - Saturday 10.00-12.00 and 14.00-17.00
The domain is named from the martyr St. Daimen. Once
a small chapel in Beaumette dedicated to him.
Joël is the fifth generation at the domain and has been responsible since
In 2011 his son Romain finished his wine education and returned to the
domain and works together with his parents. Since 2015 he's the co-owner
together with his father.
The domain covers 22 ha Gigondas (12 ha.) and Cotes du Rhone in Violès
average age of the vines are 70 years.
The vineyards are certified agriculture biologique
The domain had been advised by the oenolog Philippe
Cambie since 1998.
From 3,2 ha with 80% Grenache (planted 1964) and 20% Mourvedre
(planted in 1977).
30 days of maceration and then ageing in foudres for about 12 months.
Gigondas Les Souteyrades
From 5,5 ha. at lieu-dit Souteyrades with 80% Grenache (planted in 1948)
and 20% Mourvedre (planted in 1977)
6 weeks of maceration and then ageing
in foudres for about 12 months.
Gigondas La Louisanne
From 3,5 ha at lieu-dit Louisiane with 80% Grenache (planted in 1947), 15% Mourvedre
(planted in 1977), 5% Cinsault (planted in 1951) and Syrah.
6 weeks of maceration
and then ageing in foudres for about 12 months.
Gigondas Cuvée Clovis
Minicuvée. Sélection from the oldest vines. Only magnums
80% Grenache and 20% Mourvedre. Aged for three years in demi-muids.
80% Cinsault and 20% Syrah. Direc press.
Cotes du Rhone Village Plan de Dieu Vieilles
80% Grenache, 15% Carignan and 5%
Cotes du Rhone La Bouvau
80% Syrah and 20% Cinsault (planted i 1954)
3 weeks of maceration and ageing in beton tank.
VDF Le Dix de Saint Damien
80% Grenache and 20% Marselan.