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
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 vineyards have been certified agriculture biologique
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%
Fermentation and maceration last for 3 months and take place in barriques.
Then the cuvée is aged for 3 years in
Robert Parker talks about a "huge, dense, super-concentrated,
monster- styled Vacqueyras".
The cuvée is made in good vintages (2000, 2006, 2007, 2010, 2011)
Cotes du Rhone
70% Grenache and 30% Syrah
Cotes du Rhone Rosé
Made in some vintages from Grenache and Syrah.
for up to 3 persons is rented to tourists.