Crossed entirely by the Rhône, the wine region that bears the same name draws its strength from this rich and powerful river that lends it its character as much as it sculpts its terroirs.
Sometimes perched above 700 m, the Diois vineyards are among the highest in altitude in France, the Diois vineyards are among the highest in altitude in France. Its estates are located on the stony, sun-drenched hillsides of the Drôme Valley.
The Clos des Miran vineyard, certified organic since 2014, is located in Pont-Saint-Esprit in the Gard department, a few steps from the major tourist sites of the region. The Clos vineyard comprises some twenty hectares in one single block, planted with Syrah, Grenache, Viognier and Roussanne grapes. The Clos vineyard is perfectly positioned and benefits from exceptional sunshine.
The Domaine de Mongillon is located in the Enclave des Papes to the north of Avignon in the Visan appellation. It owes its aura to the exposure of the hillsides it is planted on: facing north west and at a high altitude. The predominantly clay soils retain freshness and moisture and are less sensitive to drought. Another element gives it its character: the current of cold air from the pre-Alps which cool the vines.
The Chateau de la Tuilerie is located on the oldest geological part of the Costières de Nimes appellation. Set on one of the seven hills that surround the city of Nimes, the vineyard has a surface area of 59 hectares.
The Caves Carod vines are nestled in a bowl-shaped hollow surrounded by sunny hillsides. These vines were first cultivated by Paul Barnier at the end of the 19th century, then by his son-in-law Amade Carod. A family business that continued up to 2015 with the presence of the founder’s grandsons, having the same values, passion, and unique know-how. The Carod Frères company was bought in 2008 by the GCF Group, which has since continued to improve and sustain this legacy.
Between finesse and power, the wines from our properties in the Rhone Valley are a perfect expression of the terroirs they grow in. The Clos des Miran produces powerful and structured wines, steeped in character.
The Domaine de Mongillon produces racy wines, with a fruity and gourmet bouquet and great ageing potential.
The Castle of Tuilerie sandy soils have a unique influence on the wines we produce there. They are stylish, with great freshness and exceptional precision. The Chateau is a reference in the appellation offering a range of white, rosé and red Costières wines, as well as our 2 flagships, the Eole cuvées, matured in oak barrels.
Domaine Guigouret covers a total surface area of 40 hectares, divided between the cultivation of small Muscat and white Clairette grapes, the Guigouret estate is cultivated with respect for people and the environment, and is in the process of being converted to organic farming. With its 20 salaried workers, Carod brings together 40 families of winegrowers who supply grapes to 160 hectares under multi-year contracts.