Almost everything we know about Domaine Balazu des Vaussières’s wines for now has been posted here! Domaine Balazu des Vaussières is a tiny Domaine based in Tavel in the Southern Rhône, making biodynamic and minimal intervention wines, without added sulfites. They’re stunning wines, very pure, totally different from anything else in the region, yet utterly … Continue reading Domaine Balazu des Vaussières posted!
Appellation: Vin de France. Cuvée: see Vintage Notes below and back label for Cuvée name. Colour: Red. Grapes: from Grenache Noir, Mourvèdre, Carignan, Syrah, Cinsault. About: Every year, Nadia and Christian Charmasson make one or two or three reds according to what the season and their different parcels around Tavel and Lirac gives them. They are … Continue reading Balazu des Vaussières VDF Rouge
Appellation: Vin de France. Cuvée: name depends the year – see Vintage Notes below. Colour: Blanc. Grapes: Grenache Blanc, Clairette, Bourboulenc, Roussanne, Marsanne, Viognier. About: Another off the wall wine that’s rich and viscous and appears to have almost no acidity yet is remarkably fresh, energetic and well-balanced with an extraordinary aromatic depth. Biodynamic, made … Continue reading Balazu des Vaussières VDF Blanc
Appellation: Vin de France. Cuvée: Sept Syllabes or as Nadia decides Colour: Rosé. Grapes: Grenache Noir and Blanc, Cinsault, Clairette, Mourvèdre, Syrah, Carignan depending on the year. About: Originally it was their Tavel 2001 that stood out from the crowd for me at a Rhône Wine Fair with its extraordinary energy and real fruit. After … Continue reading Balazu des Vaussières VDF Rosé
Who: Christian and Nadia Charmasson. What: Vin de France. Where: Tavel, Gard, France. When: Since 1995. Note: there may be several Cuvées of red each year, and variations on a theme of white and Rosé so the details are noted under each when you click on the wines. This tiny Domaine, based in Tavel, has … Continue reading Balazu des Vaussières