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Domaine Gauby

The estate is located in the municipality of Calce in the French region Roussillon, The owner Gérard Gauby is considered an icon of the area and the best winemakers in southern France. The vineyards cover 42 hectares of vineyards. After turning to biological methods, the beginning followed in the end in 1999 Biodynamic viticulture, In the meantime, Gérard Gauby is one of the world's most important proponents of this philosophy. His maxim is: "I really do not want to save anything other than what I have created in the vineyard in the basement" . Fermentation takes place in large wooden fermentation tanks and concrete tanks. Depending on the condition of the grapes, it is intuitively decided whether the containers are open or closed. Only vineyard-owned yeasts are used. The spontaneous fermentation takes place very slowly and thus allows an extraction of the finest ingredients of the grapes. Afterwards the wine stays on the lees,

The expansion is largely in new, large wood-based, the use of new barriques was greatly reduced. It is done with minimal use of sulfur worked. The long-lasting wines have a tremendous share of total extract, The flagships of the house are AOC red wines Côtes du Roussillon-Villages, These are "La Muntada" (young Syrah and old Grenache Noir and Mourvèdre vines), "Les Calcinaires" (Grenache Noir, Carignan, Syrah and Mourvèdre) and "Vieilles Vignes Rouge" (from over 50 year old vines Grenache Noir, Carignan Noir, Syrah and Mourvèdre). Most wines are considered Côtes du Roussillon bottled, these are for example the "Les Rocailles" in white (Maccabeu, Grenache Blanc, Grenache Gris) and red (Grenache Noir, Mourvèdre, Carignan Noir). There is also one Muscat de Rivesaltes, as well as land wines IGP Côtes Catalanes,

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