Domaine le Clos de Caveau

Henri Bungener
1560, Chemin de Caveau 84190 Vacqueyras
Tel. +33 618 154 819
Direct sale: 9.30 -12.30 and 14.30-19.00


In 1993 Henri Bungener took over from his father who had then owned the domain since 1976. He was before that working as a psycologist in Londres
The vineyards covers 15 ha of which 13 ha of AOC Vacqueyras are situated around the domain near the border of Gigondas. The 2 ha of Cotes du Rhone are also situated in Violès. In 2017 Henri  Bungener bought a parcel of 0.5 ha. in Gigondas. Since 1989 the vineyards have been certified agriculture biologique.

Wines according to boutique February 2021

Gigondas Champvermail
2017: 70% Grenache, 30% Syrah. Vinification in wood for 2-3 months and the aged in 1-years barriques for 12-18 months. Garde: Plus de 15 ans

Vacqueyras Lao Muse
2016: 60% Grenache and 40% Syrah. 
Fermentation and maceration last for 2-3 months and take place in open barriques and then ageing for 12-18 months in the same ones. Garde: Plus de 15 ans.

Vacqueyras Fruit Sauvage
2019: 60% Grenache and 40% Syrah. Maceration for 2 months. Syrah aged in wooden tanks. The rest in concrete.

Vacqueyras Carmin Brillant
2016: 60% Grenache, 40% Syrah. Maceration for 1-2 months. 50% aged in one-year-barriques for 20 months.

Vacqueyras Blanc Le Louis d'Or
2019: 80% Grenache Blanc, 20% Clairette. Aged for 6 months in barriques.

Cotes du Rhone Les Bateliers
2019: 70% Grenache, 30% Syrah

VDF Blanc Le Mistralet
2019: 100% Muscat petit grains(!)

VDF Rosé La Rosée
2019: 80% Muscat petit grains, 20% Grenache Noir.

Henri  Bungener

A Gîte for 3 persons is for rent.

The team helping Henri Bungener (2019). Maître du Chai Damien Rigaud, Chef de Culture Nicolas Roussin and Assistente Hèléne Roux

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Updated  19-03-2021