le Clos des Cazaux
and Frédéric Vache.
Chemin du Moulin 84190 Vacqueyras
Tel. +33 490 658 583
Direct sale: Monday - Friday 9-12 and 14-18.
and Archimbaud have grown vines in the Vacqueyras area for 3 centuries. In
1936 the owner was Gabriel
Archimbaud. He participated in the process of the creation of the Cotes du
Rhone appellation and he named his own domain Clos des
Cazaux. His granddaughter married Maurice Vache, her two sons Jean-Michel
and Frédéric Vache run the domain today and is 5th generation of pure vignerons.
1990 after having finished commercial studies (BTS) in Montpellier
and oenological studies in Bordeaux Jean-Michel returned to the domain
joining his father. 10 years later Frédéric had finished his oenological
studies in Dijon and joined his brother after two years of winemaking
experiences in South Africa.
The total area of the property is 48 ha. 20 ha of Vacqueyras, 24 ha
and 4 ha of Cotes du Rhone.
Wines according to website February
70% Grenache, 15% Syrah and 15% Mourvedre.
30-60-years-old vines at the slopes of Montmirail at an altidude of 200-300 m
50% Grenache, 30% Syrah and
Syrah and Mourvedre are aged for 18 months in barriques.
Vacqueyras Cuvée Saint Roch
70% Grenache, 25% Syrah, 5% Mourvedre.
Vacqueyras Cuvée Grenat Noble
100% Grenache. Only made in vintages where the meteorological circumstances
noble. Attacted grapes will count for 30% of the blend.
75% Grenache, 25% Syrah.
Grenache, Cinsault and Syrah.
Vacqueyras Blanc Cuvée des Clefs d'Or
70% Clairette and 30% Roussanne/Grenache Blanc.
Vacqueyras Blanc Vieilles Vignes
40% Clairette, 30% Roussane, 20% Grenache Blanc and 10% Viognier. Fermented and aged in barrels.
Cotes du Rhone
60% Grenache and 40% Syrah.
Les Grains de Novembre
Late harvested Grenache Blanc attact by pourriture
noble. Aged in barrels for two years.