Images of Rousset-les-Vignes and Saint-Pantaléon-les-Vignes


The little village of Saint-Pantaléon-les-Vignes


The massif de la Lance, marking the limit of the Côtes-du-Rhône growing area


Jean-François Julian (l), president of the Cave Saint-Pantaléon-les-Vignes, and Philippe Barral (r) a member of the cave


Philippe’s vineyard, 400m up in the clay limestone hillsides of Saint-Pantaléon, with the Lance massif in cloud


Bruno Gigondan of Domaine Gigondan, one of the two producers to bottle AOC Côtes-du-Rhône Villages Saint-Pantaléon-les-Vignes, along with the cave co-op


Neighbouring Rousset-les-Vignes


Sandstone soils of Rousset-les-Vignes, known locally as ‘safre’


Wild thyme growing on safre


Belgian Jean T’Kint of Domaine la Banate, one of the three producers of AOC Côtes-du-Rhône Villages Rousset-les-Vignes


Stéphane Barnaud of Domaine la Bouvade, the second producer of AOC Côtes-du-Rhône Villages Rousset-les-Vignes (the third is the cave co-op)


A refreshing glass of Côtes-du-Rhône rosé from by the Saint-Pantaléon-les-Vignes cave co-op at L’Auberge in Saint-Pantaléon