By Murielle Claudel / 28 February 2016 / Events

Murielle Claudel invites you to ProWein

Is it possible to combine the discipline of good business practice with instinct? Just such a marriage of rigor and experience is the essence of the philosophy behind my work. Come visit us at Prowein, for the opportunity to experience this unique approach first hand.

You’ll discover an original selection of wines and meet the partners from France’s diverse regions who trust me to bring the fruits of their labors to market.
I look forward to seeing you!


1-ChateauAumerade

Rosé de Provence

Owner of 550 hectares, Maison Fabre is one of the undisputed leaders of the Appellation.
Among this estate’s exceptional range of wines is the special cuvee “Marie-Christine Château de l’Aumerade” (one of the 18 crus classes of Provence) which this year celebrates its 60th anniversary with a collector version of the iconic “sexy bottle” invented in 1956 by Charlotte Fabre.


3-ChateauNeufLaGardine

Châteauneuf-du-Pape

True to its terroir and beyond trends, Château de la Gardine, owned by the Brunel family, is a major player in the Rhône Valley, and is immediately recognizable by its exclusive bottle. Longtime practitioners of winemaking methods such as co-fermentation of different varieties in the same tank, they raise the bar with their cuvee Peur Bleue, which is realized without the addition of sulfur.


2-ChampacheDelahaie

Champagne

I have always liked the frank and cheerful personality of Champagne Delahaie’s Jacques Brochet, as well as the elegance and the finesse of his wines, which include a remarkable Côte des Blancs Premier Cru. The Brut and Extra Brut see nearly  three years aging on the lees,  allowing the bubbles to attain a remarkably smooth subtlety that complements the perfect balance between fruit and acidity.


4-LaTorre

Roussillon

An inspired winemaker, Jean Gardiès is also a man of conviction and real character. Along with his vintages of reference, he continues his pioneering work in exploring traditional Catalan varietals with his new line, “Les Vignes de Mon Père”. All the estate’s wines are certified organic


5-Ormes

Languedoc

A newcomer in the Pézenas Appellation, Château de la Font des Ormes stands out assertively with the neo-classically refined style of its wines that faithfully express the distinctive soils of the vineyard, a mix of limestone and basalt. My newest “treasure” and first time at Prowein! Organic conversion.


6-LeClandestin

Corbières

When Christelle Alias joined the estate four years ago, she ​​ brought with her a wind of change and a forward-thinking edge to the rich range of Domaine Sainte-Marie des Crozes. Their cuvées “Hector and Juliette”, “Clandestin” and “En Rebellion” open the door to a universe that redefines the traditional codes of the Corbières Appellation. Organic certified.


7-Savennieres

Loire

Château Plaisance’s biodynamically farmed Chenin Blanc and Cabernet Franc are magic carpets to the splendor of the Anjou, Savennières and Chaume and Quarts de Chaume appellations. Gold medal at the Concours Général Agricole forQuarts de Chaume 2013 and Coteaux du Layon, Chaume 1er Cru 2013.

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By Murielle Claudel / 31 January 2016 / Events

Come meet us at Vinisud 2016!

 

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February is definitely one of my favourite months!

As the days are getting longer, I am longing to share simple moments of warmth and authenticity with friends around a glass of wine on a sunny patio..

Before the springtime settles in, what better way to begin the new season than to meet in Montpellier at Vinisud and taste the range of new wines and vintages?

Richness and fruit, concentration and balance – these are the big words for the 2015  vintages that are appearing in the Languedoc Roussillon.

Rosé wines from Provence — with their perfect pink colour and their subtle, tart flavour — are well balanced and delightfully fresh.

Come meet us at Vinisud and be one of our special guests!

Kind regards,

Murielle Claudel


 

Maison Fabre, AOC Provence and AOC Provence Crus Classés : Hall B 1 – ALLEE C – Booth 36               

Château la Font des Ormes, AOC Languedoc, AOC Languedoc Pezenas  : HALL 5 – Allée C Booth 38

Domaine Gardies, AOC Roussillon, AOC Côtes du Roussillon Village : HALL A3 – Allée D Booth 52

By Murielle Claudel / 08 December 2015 / Partnerships

Meet Our New Partner: La Font des Ormes

We are proud to present you with our new partner, Château La Font des Ormes.

This magnificent ancient Languedoc property, dates back from the 15th century, for some of the oldest parts. It has been in the family Cazalis de Fondouce for over 20 years.

Located near Pézenas – 45 mn West from Montpellier – a town listing 116 historical edifices, more than 30 of which are classified historical monuments, the estate spreads out over 10 hectares.

The soil is essentially made of basalt and a mix of basalt and limestone. Harvest by hand and organic farming.

 

Château La Font des Ormes
Appellation Languedoc – Terroir de Pézenas
South of France

AOC Languedoc 2013

Grenache 45%, Mourvèdre 25%, Syrah 15%, Carignan 15%
Low yield : 7/8 bunches per plant.
Traditional vinification parcel by parcel.
Smooth extraction by pigeage.
Short maceration : 12 to 20 days.
10 months aging (1/4 in one year demi-muid, 3/4 in concrete tank)
Total production : 10 000 bottles

Contact us for further information.

By Murielle Claudel / 19 October 2015 / Events

Save the date!

From November 15-17, I’ll be on the East Coast to showcase Maison Fabre unique range of rosé de Provence vintage 2015. I will detail our potential in terms of volumes, brands, as well as our
flexibility and know how. Please, contact me to set up a meeting.

With 550 ha of vineyards in Côtes de Provence, 112 hectares of which are Cru Classé, Maison Fabre has become a reference of the highest order. Located on the terroir of Pierrefeu du Var and La Londe les Maures, two key appellations, they stand out on the export market with Château de l’Aumérade, Château de la Clapière and Château Saint Honoré. With a careful selection of rosé, white and red wines, available in different contents and bottle formats, we’ll make sure to adapt your needs and requirements.

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