Domaine de Castelnau - Aop Picpoul de Pinet,Languedoc+IGP
Winegrowers : Béatrice and Christophe Muret - Wine maker : François Prinsloo
Located in Castelnau de Guers - F34120
IGP,Aop Languedoc , Aop Picpoul de Pinet
The Domaine de Castelnau has very old origins , possession of the Seigneurs de Guers as soon as the 13 th century .It is located 4 kms from the picturesque and historical city of Pézenas, not far away from the Etang de Thau. The tasting cellar is located in Castelnau de Guers .
The vineyard spreading over plains and garrigues , covers around 210 Hectares . The Domaine uses state of the art equipment for the various chores in the vineyard . All plots are trellised .The vines are grown the sustainable way .The vinification methods are both traditional and modern .
The Muret family has taken over this Domaine in 1997 . The team also includes François Prinsloo , a graduated winemaker ( originating from South Africa)
The Domaine de Castelnau offer a large range of Vins de Pays d’Oc with varietals such as : Sauvignon,Chardonnay, Viognier, Rosé de Cinsault, Syrah, Merlot- Cabernet Sauvignon and Pinot Noir . They also produce an Aoc Picpoul de Pinet ( the domaine have more than 20 hectares of white Piquepoul )
In 2018 , the range gets bigger in particular thanks to the addition of AOP Languedoc wines. We are now able to vinify grapes from a farm rent in the Corbières area : Château la Guirlande
We have made tremendous efforts in the last 5 years to set up a nice distribution network .There still is room for serious distributors in areas like Belgium, Germany etc
Last edited: 2023-01-25