Our Châteauneuf-du-Pape

* to maximise the pure expression of these fabulous terroirs * to make you discover the particular character of each of our terroirs through wines oh quality.

Out of respect for the environment, for our health and for our vineyard, Biodynamics is an evidence for all the tasks required in the vineyard and in the cellar. Biodynamics allows us to achieve our goals :

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© Domaine Roche-Audran

© Domaine Roche-Audran

15 hectares of Grenache, Mourvèdre, Syrah and Carignan, 50 – 100 years old, for the production of red César and red Côtes du Rhône;
1.60 hectares of Grenache Blanc, Viognier and Clairette  planted in 1982, for the production of white César and white Côtes du Rhône.New parcels planted in 2012 - Grenache Blanc, Viognier and Bourboulenc – will enhance our small production of white wine.

Buisson - Côtes du Rhône

This family vineyard is located on the north-facing slope of the Rasteau and Cairanne hillside, at an altitude of 180 to 250 metres, with north-east/north-west exposure. The terroir owes its existence to the geological upheaval resulting from the creation of the Alps during the Tertiary and Quaternary periods from 23.5 million to 80,000 years ago.
These very complex soils are composed of clay and limestone earth covered by pebbles of marine and alluvial origin. The natural vegetation, which contributes to the aromatic complexity of the wines, includes many species – Aleppo pine, white oak, viburnum, boxwood, rosemary, dogwood, thyme...
Area and composition of the vineyard : 16.60 hectares :

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This vineyard, which originally belonged to my grandmother, is located to the west of the village of Visan, at an altitude of 140 metres in the heart of the garrigue. The soil origins date from the alluvial terraces of the Würmian period in the fourth ice age of the Quaternary period, 80,000 years ago. It is very arid, and is composed of more than 60% stones.  On this clay-limestone sandy  terroir we have planted Grenache on the soils with red-brown colouration and  Syrah on the dark brown  soils.The vines are surrounded by natural vegetation including green oaks, white and flammula clematis, dogwood, hawthorn, thyme, madder...
Area and composition of the vineyard : 7.30 hectares of Grenache, Syrah and Mourvèdre planted from 1952 to 1960.


The composition of the soil dates from the Miocene period. It consists of molassic sand covered with round pebbles originating from the river Rhône.
The vineyard comprises 0.33 hectare of Grenache planted in 1962, and is situated alongside Château Rayas on the eastern side of the appellation.

Three Terroirs ... Three Identities