Vignerons du Mont Ventoux: Grange de Dames

DESCRIPTION

VIGNERONS DU MONT VENTOUX represents 100 winegrowers who share a passion for wine and a drive for quality. VMV produces and markets a rich selection of wines derived from grapes grown on the southern piedmont of the Mont Ventoux. Classified as a UNESCO Biosphere Zone, the benevolent mountain shields the Mistral winds from VMV’s vineyards, allowing them to fully benefit from their optimal orientation to the sun.

AOC Ventoux wines share characteristics of other Rhône Valley wines but express their own unique typicity. The majority of VMV’s vineyards are located on the highest slopes of the Mount Ventoux.

VMV operates its own bottling filling lines and ensures the highest quality in allaspects of its production, from the vineyard to the loading platform. VMV’s operation is certified ISO 9001-2008.

TECHNICAL INFORMATION

Wine Grape Varietal Age of the vines Nature of soil Technical Sheet
Grange des Dames Ventoux White 50% Clairette, 50%
White Grenache
25 years average decomposition of hard limestone and ancient alluvions.
Grange de Dames Ventoux Red 50% Grenache, 30 %
Carignan, 20 %
Syrah
25 years average decomposition of hard limestone and ancient alluvions.
Grange de Dames Ventoux Rose 60% Grenache, 20 %
Carignan,  20 %
Cinsault
25 years average decomposition of hard limestone and ancient alluvions.

GENERAL INFORMATION

COUNTRY France
REGION Rhône Valley
APPELLATION(S) Ventoux A.O.P.
PRODUCER Vignerons du Mont Ventoux: Grange des Dames
FOUNDED 1924
SIZE OF THE VINEYARD 2.500 acres
ANNUAL PRODUCTION 5,5 million bottles
FARMING Sustainable farming 85%, organic farming 15%
WEBSITE www.bedoin.com

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