This side project by winemaker Françoise Roumieux, the fifth generation of winemakers at the prestigious Mayard family estate, is sourced from specific parcels in the southern Rhône valley.
AT A GLANCE
Françoise Roumieux is the 5th generation of winemakers at the prestigious Mayard family estate in Châteauneuf-du-Pape. With the 2016 vintage Françoise has expanded the family’s efforts with a small negociant project for the Côtes du Rhône and with the 2019 vintage, the inclusion of "Le Hurlevent" Châteauneuf-du-Pape. The family puts a strong emphasis on sustainable and organic farming practices and sources from farmers with the same respect. President of Femmes Vignes Rhône, an organization that shines a light on the women working in the Rhône valley wine industry, Françoise sources through these partners whenever possible. Sustainable and organic vineyard sources.
LOCATION: France > Burgundy
> Chablis > Fleys
WINEMAKER: Charly Nicolle
ESTATE OWNER: Charly Nicolle and Lucie Thieblemont
FARMING: Certified HVE sustainable with the initial stages of organic certification in process for select vineyards.
KEY GRAPE VARIETIES: Chardonnay