Les vignerons du Mont Sainte-Victoire
Puyloubier

AOP Côtes de Provence | AOP Côtes de Provence dénomination Sainte-Victoire

Enotourism

Type(s) of agriculture Responsible farming
Activities Tasting / Events / Walking path/visit of the garden / Visit the field/the cellar
Services Vignobles & Découvertes label

Presentation

This cooperative winery is on the foothills of the Sainte-Victoire, among pine forests and olive groves. Six centuries ago, the emblematic figure of the Provencal history Roy René said that he would drink “no other wine than rosé from Puyloubier.” This favour was certainly related to a quality terroir that today's winegrowers are still making good use of.

Extra

The cellar of Les Vignerons du Mont Sainte-Victoire offers its house wines and many local products; it is also the starting point (or arrival) of beautiful hikes to discover the Cézanne landscapes.

Original and unusual

The cooperative vinifies the harvests from a neighbouring vineyard: Domaine Captaine Danjou. It bears the glorious name of a Camarón hero, a Mexican battle in which some French soldiers valiantly resisted 1800 Mexican infantrymen and cavaliers. Property of the Foreign Legion, it is operated by retired legionaries who work it sustainably and harvest no less than 40 hectares of vineyards classified Côte de Provence Sainte-Victoire. Much of the 2,000 hectolitres produced annually will lighten the troops’ mood of all the Legion bases worldwide.

Location