It is a family-run business that was established in 1952 by Roger Sabon. Today the estate is composed of an 18 ha vineyard on the eastern bank of the Rhône river in the Châteauneuf du Pape appellation scattered on 14 different plots.
On the western bank, the vineyard includes 12 ha in the Lirac appellation, 6 ha in CDR and 14 ha in VDF.
White VIN DE FRANCE « PLAISIR » SOIL : Clay and limestone.
GRAPES VARIETIES : White Grenache, Clairette, Viognier, Roussanne.
VINIFICATION / AGEING : Hand harvesting in boxes. Whole bunches are pressed with pneumatic press (at low pres- sure, less than 2 bars). Low temperature (16-18°c) fermen- tation. Bottling 5 months after harvesting.
PROFILE : Showing silver hues, this cuvée « Plaisir » develops ripe white berries, smoky and toasted notes on the nose. The mouth is plain, delectable and well structured around fresh almond notes. A wine for immediate pleasure.