James and Joanna King
Route de Méthamis 84570 Malemort du Comtat
Tel. +33 490 699 137
Direct sale: Monday - Friday 10-12 and 14-17. July-August until 18
Rest of the year appointment preferable.
records indicate that "In 867, the Bishop of Venasque was
given Château Unang by the King of Provence." You can
read more about the history of the place until and after the
French revolution at this
interesting section of the domain's website.
In 2001 the domain was purshased by the Scottish
James and Joanna King.
They have restored de old buildings dating back to the early Middle Ages.
By the purchase some of the vineyards were not found good enough and
have been uprooted and hasn't been replanted. Some hadn't got the right varieties for the terroir. Some
parcels of good terroir were not planted with wines.
By the purchase 19 ha. were planted with vines. For a period there were
only 12 ha. Today (2015) wines are produced from 18 ha. The red wines are
made from vineyards around the castle (altitude 300m), and the white
varieties from lower situated vineyards.
The vineyards have been certified agriculture biologique
Wines according to website February 2021
2017: 75% Grenache, 20% Syrah, 5% Cinsault.
Ventoux La Source
2017: 70% Syrah, 25% Grenache, 5% Cinsault.
65% aged in barrels for 12 months.
Ventoux La Croix
2017: 60% Grenache, 40% Syrah.
Ventoux La Gardy
2016: Mainly Grenache
A cellar selection of the best wines of the vintage.
Ventoux Cuvée 867
2015: 99% Syah. Aged for 12 month in barrels.
"In 867, the Bishop of Venasque was
given Château Unang by the King of Provence."
2019: 45% Syrah, 40% Grenache, 15% Cinsault.
Ventoux Blanc Tradition
2019: 55% Clairette, 25% Roussanne 10% Grenache Blanc. From the youngest
Ventoux Blanc Cuvée Adeline
2019: 65% Roussanne, 20% Clairette 15% Grenache Blanc and other
varieties. 20% fermented in new barrels and staying there for 4 month.