Chateau Beauchene

Dominique and Michel Bernard
Route de Beauchene, 84420 Piolenc
+33 490 517 587
Direct sale: Monday - Friday 9.00-12.00 and 14.00-19.00.


Michel Bernard's family has lived in the area since the 15th century. In 1794 bought ancestors bought their first property. Vineyards of this property still belong to the family.
Michel Bernard took over the family property in 1971 and in 1986 he acquired Chateau Beauchene.
The property is the center for the production of wines from a total of 80 ha of which 8 ha are in Chateauneuf du Pape, while the remaining 72 ha are Cotes du Rhone and a small part is Cotes du Rhone Village.
At the chateau you can rent a so-called Salle de Mariages leased for family reunions or conferences. The daughter Amandine in charge of this activity.
Michel Bernard is responsible for work in vineyards and cellar, while Dominique is the head of accounting and office.

Amandine, Michel and Dominique Bernard. Photo belongs to the domain.

The history of Chateau Beauchene began in the 14th century, with the arrival in France of an Italian family De Biliotti. Like other noble families they followed
Pope's exile in Avignon. In the front of the castle you find their family weapon which is also engraved on all bottles from the estate.



Chateauneuf du Pape Vignoble la Serrière
75% Grenache, 20% Syrah, 5% Mourvedre. 
Partly aged in barriques for 12 months

Chateauneuf du Pape Cuvée Grande Reserve
2016: 80%
Grenache, 10% Syrah, 10% Mourvedre. 100-years-old vines 
Partly aged in barriques for 12 months

Chateauneuf du Pape Hommage a Odette Bernard
2015: 90% Grenache, 5% Syrah, 5% Mourvedre. 100-years-old vines 
Aged in barriques for 18-24 months

Chateauneuf du Pape Blanc Vignoble la Serrière
2018: 30% Bourboulenc, 20% Grenache Blanc, 5% Roussanne, 45% Clairette. 

Cotes du Rhone Villages Les Charmes 
2017: 54% Grenache, 52% Syrah, 2% Mourvedre, 2% Carignan. 

Cotes du Rhone Premier Terroir
2016: 70% Grenache, 25% Syrah, 5% Mourvedre. Aged in barriques 8-12 months.

Cotes du Rhone Grande Réserve 
2018: 30% Grenache, 35% Syrah, 23% Mourvedre, 8% Marcelan, 4% Carignan

Cotes du Rhone Blanc Viognier 
100% Viognier. Vinified and then aged in barriques for 6 months.

Cotes du Rhone Blanc Grande Reserve
2018: 25% Grenache Blanc, 25% Clairette, 25% Roussanne, 20% Marsanne, 5% Bourboulenc.


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Updated 2021-03-07