|Domaine Raymond Usseglio
Avenue des Amandiers, 84230 Châteauneuf du Pape
Tel. +33 490 837 185
Direct sale: Monday - Saturday 9.00 - 19.00.
In 1931 an Italian Francis Usseglio left Italy and went to Chateauneuf du Pape in France. Here he got
a job at some winegrowers. After the
war he got his own property - in 1948. He had two sons Pierre and Raymond.
Pierre Usseglio got his father's property and Raymond established another estate
Domaine Raymond Usseglio. Since vintage 2004 it's the 3th generation
Stephane who has been in charge.
The property covers 16 ha of AOC Chateauneuf du Pape of which one is with white varieties and 5 ha of Cotes du Rhone and 3 ha of
Since 2015 the vineyards have certified agriculture biologique and
later agriculture biodynamiqueWines:
Chateauneuf du Pape Cuvée
2018: 80% Grenache 20% Mourvedre, Syrah, Counoise, Cinsault. 50-60-years old vines.
In cement tanks for
about 3 months. Then ageing for 16-24 months in barriques (10%), in
cement tanks (60%) or foudres (30%).
Chateauneuf du Pape Cuvée Imperiale.
2018: 90% Grenache and 10% other varieties. From a parcel planted in 1902.
1. and 2. fermentation in cement tanks for 3 months. Then aged for
16-24 months ii barriques (10%), cement tank (50%) or foudres (40%).
Chateauneuf du Pape La Part des Anges
2018: 70% Mourvedre, 20% Grenache and 10% Syrah. Aged in barriques.
Chateauneuf du Pape les Apotres
2016:"The cuvée name, « Les Apôtres » relates to
the different varietals allowed in the appellation Châteauneuf du
Pape, originating from collection parcels of very old vines with
many different varietals within the same parcel (some are
centenaries). Grapes have been hand selected among sandy and
pebbles parcels on specific vines offering exceptional sanitary
state and excellent ripeness. Winemaking : - Manual destemming
“berry by berry” of each grape - Berries have been carefully
transferred into some amphoras - 4 month skin contact in amphora
without any addition of sulfites or use of cold; this allowed a
soft diffusion of tannins and flavor compounds - Skins have been
taken off the amphoras after 4 months and the wines was left in
the amphora 18 more months - Very little so2 at bottling
Chateauneuf du Pape Blanc
2019: 40% Grenache Blanc, 30% Roussanne,
20% Clairette and 10% Bourboulenc.
Chateauneuf du Pape Blanc Pure Roussanne
2019: 100% Roussanne. Fermented and aged in barriques. Made in vintages with good Roussanne.
Chateauneuf du Pape Blanc Pure
Fermented and aged in barriques. Bottled only in magn.
Cotes du Rhone Les Claux
2016: 60% Grenache, 20% Syrah, 20% Mourvedre.
From vineyards in Saint Genies du Comolas (Gard)
Cotes du Rhone Blanc Les Claux
2018: 60% Grenache Blanc, 20% Clairette, 20% Roussanne. From
vineyards in Saint Genies du Comolas