Les Vignerons d’Estézargues
This small co-operative, in a little village in the Gard, just west of Avignon, is now getting more attention here because oenologist Denis Deschamps makes “natural” wines, i.e. without adding any sulphur (or anything else) during winemaking.
We find this mildly amusing: we have been quietly shipping decent volumes of these delicious, forward-fruited, unoaked wines for years, and it’s clear you have been enjoying their satisfying density and mouthfeel. Wines from Estézagues are hugely admired within France and we count ourselves fortunate to offer the widest range of their wines in the UK market. Just ten vignerons participate in this co-op, sharing grapes to make some wines such as the first two listed below, and also bottling wines from their own land under their own estate names.
“Consistently one of our - and your - favourite wines, a southern Rhône ripe and juicy enough to serve at any time. Summer pudding aromas. So ripe...”
“Terra Vitis is a sustainable, minimal intervention farming discipline, half way to organic viticulture, practiced by five members of this small...”