Martinelle is both the name of my first vineyard and my winery. It also represents what’s most important to me as a winemaker – to create a wine that provides pleasure while telling an interesting story about the land.
It is an invitation to explore these northern Provençal hills, amid the scents of lavender and thyme, in good company.
A blend of Grenache, Syrah, Mourvèdre and Counoise.
In the Martinelle vineyard, my Clairette vines (planted in 2007 and 2013) grow at altitude, facing east, on limestone soils.
For this late-ripening, native southern grape, a chance to reach its full potential…as a single-varietal wine.
Mediterranean-inspired freshness, ripe fruit, herbal notes and balanced alcohol – this is a true southern white wine!
This small-production cru wine comes from vines grown in a natural oasis of olive and pine trees, spiced with the aromas of wild thyme and rosemary.
The ruddy, iron-rich soils at this special site are unique not only in the appellation but in the Rhône Valley.
A blend of Grenache and Syrah.
My chance to “color outside the lines” of the appellation system and a tribute to the vibrant character of southern grapes and their endless potential.
Just as Champagne houses craft vintage wines only in the best years, I craft a Vin de Table when the vintage offers me a chance to make something truly special.
A bottle that best shows its character after time in the cellar.