in 1950 Jacqueline and René Dürrbach bought the Mas Chabert, having fallen in love with the region. The neighbouring property of Trévallon was also subsequently bought and it was Elio's father who suggested that the land could grow good wine. The soil here is rocky and explosives had to be employed to render the soil in such a condition that it could be planted. And those plantings were of Cabernet Sauvignon (a variety that had been common in the region before phylloxera) and Syrah. The Cabernet is on north-facing slopes, but not being authorised by the local wine laws, Trévallon is now bottled as a Vin de Pays des Bouches du Rhône.
Case of 12 Bottles
price shown is duty paid
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"Juicy, ripe fruit, still youthful and vibrant on the palate. Has lots to give. Chewy, dense, spicy." Richard Hemming MW
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