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 appel- lation scattered on 14 different plots.
On the western bank, the vineyard includes 12 ha in the Lirac ap- pellation, 6 ha in CDR and 14 in VDF.
Red Châteauneuf du Pape « Réserve »
SOL : Clay and limestone
CEPAGES : Grenache / Syrah / Mourvèdre
VINIFICATION / ELEVAGE : handpicking. Destemmed har- vest. Fermentation temperature regulated around 28-30°C. Around one-month-tank maceration of berries. Pumping overs and racking of pomace. Blending then ageing for 18 months in large oak casks (40 hl) or oak vats of 25 hectoli- ters and barrel of 600 liters.
PROFIL : A bright ruby colour announces green olive and humus notes. The whole is followed by a fleshy and hearty mouth, morello cherry with silky and fresh tannins.