Wines along the coast to Fréjus
By Elizabeth Gabay MW
This Guide was last updated on 15 January 2010
To explore this Wine Travel Guide, select from the menu on the left
Another Napoleon III manor, situated amongst forests of cork oaks, this large estate of 1,000ha of forest and 70ha under vines, on the northern edge of the Fréjus region has been in the same family for five generations. There is a big modern reception and tasting room and a range of wines including basic, reserve (the most typical Fréjus) and premium levels. . A range of six different rosé wines are made which beautifully illustrate not only the range of styles possible but also the differences between the appellations. A detailed website provides good information (in French) of the complex geology of this estate and what makes the Fréjus region different. Guided tours are available by reservation and include a tour of the cellars, house and private chapel which has old doors from the boat, 'La Belle Poule', which contained the ashes of Napoleon.
Useful information: Open for tastings and purchases every day except mornings on Sundays and Public Holidays. Guided tours available by appointment: €6 per person.
COPYRIGHT AND DISCLAIMER
This information is provided free of charge, however it is strictly the copyright of Wine Travel Guides and its contributors. We try to do our best in keeping our guides and information up-to-date and accurate, but if you notice any mistakes, please contact us. Note that we take no responsibility for any inaccuracies. Thanks for your respect and understanding. For full details see our Terms and Conditions.