Domaine Rabasse Charavin
Corinne and Laure Couturier
Le Font d'Estevenas, 84290 Cairanne
Tel. +33 490 307 005
Direct sale: May - August: Monday - Saturday 9.00-12.00 and
September - October: Monday - Saturday 14.00-18.00
September - April: Monday - Saturday 10.00-12.00 and
a direct forefather Edmond Rabasse
started up a winegrower in Cairanne based on 3 hectares of
vineyards and fields with other crops. In
1925, he was succeeded by his son Marcel Rabasse. In
daughter Jeanine Rabasse took over property. She
married Abel Charavin from Rasteu. The
name Rabasse Charavin was created, and the family-owned vineyards covered
20 ha in both
Cairanne and Rasteau and vines became
the only crop at the place. Jeanine
and Abel's daughter Corinne married
the son of a winegrover in Violes Jean Paul
Couturier. Mr Couturier has never worked at Domaine Rabasse Charavin.
from Plan de Dieu
Violès became by this mariage a part of Domaine Rabasse Charavin.
Corinne Couturier took over
responsibility. Since 1993 her daughter Laura
has worked closely with her
mother, and in 2014 she officially
took over the
responsibility. 6th generation, Theophile Couturier, is
now working at the domain and his
sister Martha may join later.
The domain now covers 40 hectares and produces wines from 6
Some parcels are 80-100-years-old and the average age ixs around 50 years.
Barrels are not used for ageing
of any cuvée in from the domain.
The vines are cultivated to some extent by biodynamic principles.
of the wine produced is sold to private
customers visiting the caveau.
60% Grenache (70-years-old vines), 35% Mourvedre and 5% Carignan,
2012: 70% Grenache, 15% Syrah, 10% Counoise and 5% Cinsault.
2010: 80% Grenache (80-100 years-old) and 20% Syrah.
This cuvée are sold in older vintages with different family names.
Cotes du Rhone Village Cairanne
2014: 50% Clairette and 50% Bourboulenc.
Cotes du Rhone Village Cairanne Blanc Cuvee d'Estevenas
2014: Mainly Roussanne.
Cotes du Rhone Village Plan de Dieu
2011: Mainly Grenache from seleted parcels at Plan de Dieu.
Cotes du Rhone Village Les Amandiers
2013: Mainly Grenache from Violès/Plan de Dieu
Cotes du Rhone
2014: 80% Grenache, 15% Syrah and 5% Mourvedre.
Cotes du Rhone Cuvée Laure
2013: 85% Grenache and 15% Cinsault.
Cotes du Rhone Cuvée Abel Charavin
60% Grenache (100-years-old vines), 20% Mourvedre and 20% Syrah.
Until 2010 this wine was a Cotes du Rhone Village Rasteau.
Cotes du Rhone Rosé Rose et Prune
2014: 80% Counoise and 20% Grenache. Press direct.
Cotes du Rhone Blanc Cuvée Laure
Clairette and 40%
2013:100% Mourvedre. Yngre vinstokke.
2013: Grenache, Syrah, Cinsault and Mourvèdre