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Domaine du Cayron is located between Avignon and Vaison la Romaine, at the foot of Dentelles de Montmirail. The estate was founded in 1840 and the cellar in 1936 by our Grandfather. It has been managed by the Faraud family for four generations.

The fifth generation is represented by the three sisters Faraud, Delphine, the eldest looks after the administration and trade; Cedrine and Roseline contribute with their knowledge and know-how in order to produce high quality wines respectful of long standing traditions under the always attentive eyes of their father, Michel Faraud.

The vineyards are about 16 hectares on clay and limestone soils with a southwest exposure. Vineyards locations in Gigondas include Dentelles de Montmirail, Col du Cayron and Bois de Menge. Vines are between 20 t0 50 years old. Garpes varieties include Grenach Noir (70%), Cinsault (15%), Syrah (14%) and Mourvèdre (1%). Yields are far below the allowed in Gigondas of 35 hl/ha. Harvest is all hand picked.

Gigondas 2014

Deep red color with dark tints. Exotic nose of raspberry, mulberry, and apricot. Very fresh and spicy in the mouth with blackberry flavors. Pair with Beef Burgundy, red meat, game and cheeses.

Grenache 70%, Cinsault 15%, Syrah 14% Mourvèdre 1% Alc. 14% Production: 26 hl/ha Culture: The pruning in winter is classical and treatments are limited. Viticulture is “earth-friendly”. Our careful attention during the vegetative period and our acute observation enable us to determine the exact maturation of grape varieties which is essential to an excellent vinifiction. Soil: chalky clay Harvest: 24 September to 11 October

REVIEWS:
Domaine du Cayron Gigondas 2009 IWC January 2011
Domaine du Cayron Gigondas 2010 WS October 31, 2013
Domaine du Cayron Gigondas 2012 VINOUS January 2014
Domaine du Cayron Gigondas 2012 VINOUS February 2015
Domaine Du Cayron Gigondas 2014, WA December 30 2016

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