Domaine la Barroche now in its new cellar

by  |  13-04-2016

Passing down from the north of France and after stopping off to judge in Lyon I made a quick stop to Châteauneuf-du-Pape to taste at Les Printemps as well as visit the brand new cellar of Domaine la Barroche. This was of special interest for me as my first visit to their winemaking premises was in the fall of 2014 when I went through their old cellar that Julien had dutifully been using since taking over and starting to bottle the wines in 2002. It was a functional, yet rustic affair with old tanks and barrels that was built in to their family home. Julien had made good use of this space and garnered attention from a number of wine critics but it was quite clear that to grow meant updating their facilities and after a couple years of construction, they were finally able to move in to their new […]
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