Domaine De Lambisque Les Vignes Sauvages Cotes Du Rhone 2016
Domaine de Lambisque comprises of 65 acres of vineyards located in the areas of Bollène and Suze-la-Rousse in the northern Côtes-du-Rhône. The vines, planted on permeable soil, are located on a plateau of smooth pebbles (“galets roulés”). The Domaine's name comes from the Provençal word "Lambrusco", which means "wild vines", evidence that there were vines growing in the area in very ancient times.
This Domaine was acquired by the head of the Lambilly family in the 1940's and was then passed down to his grandchildren of the Mathieu de Vienne family. Today the Domaine is managed by Claire and her husband, Philippe d'Autume, a former naval officer who retrained to work in viticulture. When the couple decided to take over management of the Domaine, they turned to distant relatives, Catherine and Laurent Delaunay, for advice and assistance.