Clos de Trias
Marie Caroline and Even Bakke
545, Route de la Roque Alric, 84330 Le Barroux
Tel. +33 490 281 653 / +33 632 097 301
Direct sale: 1 April - 31 August open all days. An appointment might be safest
Even Bakke has Norwegean roots as his name
indicates, but he is born and grown in USA. He started in wine business in
California where he worked in wineries for 14 years in Napa and Sonoma Vally, Landmark
Vineyards and Matanzas Creek.
After marrying a French girl, the daughter of a winegrower in Champagne, the family
decided to settle down in France.
After some searching for the right terroir, they bought a domain of 25 ha. in Le
Barroux.21 ha are in production now and furthermore 5 ha which are rented.
2007 was his first vintage at the place.
The vineyards are certified agriculture biologique since 2012 and
use some elements of agriculture biodynamique.
Mainly Grenache and what is available of Syrah, Cinsalt,
Carignan. Partly aged in older barrels.
Mainly Grenache Blanc and Clairette.
When the vintage is especially
good for Grenache one or another special cuvée may be made
(such as in 2007, 2010 - maybe 2012? probably also 2016?)
Ventoux Vieilles Vignes
Ventoux Pied Porcher
Even Bakke - July
Marie Caroline Bakke
The vineyards seen from the domain
Fermentation takes place in three big steel tanks.
In shadow but near the open entrance to