MAS DE LA DAME
Cited in the prophecies of Nostradamus, painted by Van Gogh, evoked by Simone de Beauvoir, Le Mas de la Dame has been producing wines and olive oil for four generations.
Today, Caroline Missoffe et Anne Poniatowski, the great-granddaughters of the vineyard’s founder, manage the domain, which covers 300 hectares (750 acres) in one contiguous area, of which 57 hectares (140 acres) are under vine and 28 hectares (70 acres) are planted with olive trees.
Located at the foot of the legendary village of Les Baux de Provence, on the southern flank of the Alpilles mountains, in the shelter of their rocky profile, the wines reap the benefits of a unique terroir and a special microclimate.
Growing on well-draining soil, made up of rocky clay-limestone scree, produced from the disintegration of the rock specific to this part of the Alpilles, the vines blend in harmonious balance with the surrounding Mediterranean scrubland.
No chemical disinfection is used: the vines are cultivated without insecticides or herbicides. Copper and sulphur contents are restricted. The soil is plowed to aerate it and enriched by adding an organic fertilizer. The wine-making process is certified organic by Ecocert.
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LE MAS DE LA DAME
Chemin Départemental 5
13520 Les Baux de Provence
N 43°44’23.39 / E 4°49’23.64
Tél. : +33 4 90 54 32 24
57 ha de vignes
18 ha d’oliviers
220 000 cols
Rouge et Rosés : Grenache, Syrah, Cabernet Semillon, Mourvèdre et carignan
Blancs : rolle, roussane, semillon,clairette et grenache blanc
France : 85%
Export : 15%
Anne Poniatowski -Caroline MISSOFFE