Domaine Houchart is located at the foot of Mount St. Victoire
near Aix en Provence. Today, the domaine is owned by
Genevieve Quiot, who inherited it her great-grandfather,
By the 1850's, Aurelien had become an influential figure in wine
and society. Having created one of the largest domaines in
Provence, he also counted significant individuals of his day,
including the famous post-impressionist painter Paul Cezanne
who frequently came to visit. This beautifully appointed 200 acre
estate is planted with 10 traditional grape varieties to a wide
range of soils that include red clay, sandstone, gravel and chalk.
Today, the estate is managed by Florence and Jean-Baptiste
Quiot, who represent the fifth consecutive generation of the
family to work on the estate.
|White peach and citrus fruit aromas are followed by zesty acidity and a persistent finish.
|(60% Role/40% Clairette). The fruit from vines over 50 years old was cold soaked for 12-24 hours and fermented in stainless steel tanks for 12-24 days.