Bernard Duseigneur arrived 20 years ago at the eponymous estate founded by his father, a true wine enthusiast who had just returned from Portugal. A beautiful family story that passes on from father to son, since Bernard initially worked with his brother, who eventually returned to his first passion: music, with his band Minha Terra (who happens to be a super nice cuvée at the Domaine!). The Chai Duseigneur is located in Châteauneuf-du-Pape, the whole estate is about 30 hectares, all certified in Organic Farming since 1997, and biodynamic with Biodyvin since 2002. Minimalist practices in the vineyard, which naturally continue in the cellar with a very “fruit-forward” approach, without a lot of intervention, and sulfur-free experiments since 2011, thanks to Adrien De Mello (who was an intern at Duseigneur at the time), who founded his Domaine de La Petite Sœur in the Loire since then. The intentions are noble and the result in the glass exceeds our expectations. Bravo!
A profound wine with notes of blueberry, blackberry, crushed strawberry, cocoa, white pepper and a subtle hint of wood. The palate is rich and warm, with fine tannins and a long, velvety, jammy fruit finish. Worth decanting.
A rich, complex nose with notes of blackcurrant, leather, long pepper, and hints of vanilla and undergrowth. The palate is powerful and well-balanced, fleshy and velvety, with a long, fresh finish, which all makes for an eminently drinkable wine, especially for such a sunny juice!
A nose of plum, blackcurrant, cocoa, coffee, pepper and a hint of smoke. A solar wine with a generous, complex palate, and beautiful structure – a perfect expression of the appellation. For maximum pleasure, decanting is a must.