Terroir and expertise
An exceptional vineyard and skilled craft
Situated in the finest part of Châteauneuf-du-Pape, the Domaine des Sénéchaux vineyards reveal the finesse and quality of their highly reputed appellation.
With a total of 27 hectares of surface under vine, the Sénéchaux vineyards lie on the reputed ''plateau'' of the Châteauneuf-du-Pape appellation. It is composed of 3 main homogeneous cultural blocks in Sénéchaux, Revès and Grand Pierre.
The soils of the outstanding Châteauneuf-du-Pape terroir are rich in gravel and rolled pebbles from Alpine diluvium. The distinctive Châteauneuf-du-Pape grape variety ratio is composed mainly of Grenache complemented by Syrah and Mourvèdre.
Traditional practices and modern equipment
Thanks to the professionalism of Technical Director Bernard Tranchecoste and his team, traditional winemaking methods are used at the Domaine des Sénéchaux, including rigorous pruning, frequent plowing, ''green harvesting'' on young vines, meticulous sorting of the harvest, de-stemming, long vatting periods, ageing in tuns and bottling at the domaine for all of the wines produced.
Such skills and expertise allow the terroir to impart its full complexity and finesse to its red and white wines.
The technical facilities and storage areas are situated at the company's head quarters in Châteauneuf-du-Pape. They are modern, fully-equipped and allow for the highest quality methods of production.