Domaine le Clos de Caveau

Henri and Janet Bungener
Chemin de Caveau 84190 Vacqueyras
Tel. +33 490 658 533
Direct sale: Every day 9.00 - 18.00
Email: domaine@closdecaveau.com
Website: http://www.closdecaveau.com/

Henri Bungener took over from his father in 1993. His father had then owned the domain since 1976. 
Responsible for the wine making is Florence Claitte.
The domain has 14 ha of which the 12 ha. of AOC Vacqueyras are situated around the domain near the border of Gigondas commune (production yearly about 45.000 bt.). From 2 ha. are made 8.000 bottles of Cotes du Rhone.
Since 1993 the fields have been certified agriculture biologique

Wines

Vacqueyras Cuvée Fruit Sauvage
70% Grenache, 20% Syrah and 10% Cinsault.
 
Vacqueyras Cuvée Carmin Brillant
60% Grenache and 40% Syrah. The maceration period are 3 months and then the wine is aged in 2-3-years-old barriques.

Vacqueyras Lao Muse
60% Grenache and 40% Syrah. 
Fermentation and maceration last for 3 months and take place in barriques. 
Then the cuvée is aged for 3 years in barriques.
Robert Parker talks about a "huge, dense, super-concentrated, monster- styled Vacqueyras".
The cuvée is made in good vintages (2000, 2006 og 2007) 

Cotes du Rhone
70% Grenache and 30% Syrah

Cotes du Rhone Rosé
Made in some vintages from Grenache and Syrah.

An apartment for up to 3 persons is rented to tourists.


Henri and Janet Bungener

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The team at Clos de Caveau
From the left Henri, Nicolas, Mikael and David

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Updated  16-12-2014