Chateau Saint Ferréol
The history of the Chateau of Saint Ferréol dates back to 822. Located in the Herault valley of the Languedoc region of Southern France. Wine has been produced at the Chateau, formerly a Priory since records began in 1146. In 1988 Chateau Saint Ferreol was one of only 3 Coteaux de Languedioc vineyards listed in Sotheby’s guide to fine wines.
We are taking a quality-focused approach to produce classical fine wines employing up to date as well as highly traditional wine making techniques.
Chateau Saint Ferréol is located in the midst of Coteaux de Languedoc, surrounded by hilly terrain that is largely AOC and bordered by the river Boyne. The surrounding vineyards contain a diverse mix of traditional and non-traditional Languedoc grape varieties. Red varieties dominate with the traditional Syrah, Grenache Noir, Cinsault and Mourvedre as well as Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon. The white grape varieties are Clairette, Roussanne, Grenache Blanc, Viognier, Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay and Muscat. Careful selection of the grapes and timing of harvesting for production of wine at Chateau Saint Ferréol are critical to producing exceptional wines
At Chateau Saint Ferréol our overriding aim is to create classical, top quality wine. The underground cathedral like cellar maintains the perfect temperature year round to both age and store wines.Renovation is an ongoing process. The winery now has modern equipment to facilitate the production of high quality wine but mastery of traditional methodology is crucial to create classical & elegant complex flavours.
We have commenced wine production with a barrel fermented Viognier. Luscious pale straw colour, with complex aroma and flavour of dried apricots, peach skin and honeysuckle. Delicious wine on it's own or with fish, poultry and pork but also compliments spicy dishes such as Thai and Indian curries. perfect choice to accompany the Xmas Turkey! 2007 Vintage cellaring potential 6-7 years.
Our AOC Syrah Grenache was aged in French & American oak barrels. A deep burgundy colour with an aroma & taste of blackcurrants, blackberries and prune with a hint of vanilla. 2006 Vintage cellaring potential 6-7 years.