Domaine Saint Pierre


Vacqueyras AOC

Grapes varieties :

Grenache 60 % –  Syrah 40 %


The estate has been run by the Fauque family for severals generations and has been named after the Patron Saint of Violès.  Nowadays managed by Jean-François Fauque, the family harmoniously take care of the 123 acres of vineyard located in prestigious appellations of the Southern Rhône Valley. The vines take advantage of a Mediterranean climate characterized by gentle winter, hot and dry summer with a low rainfall and strong winds. The ground is composed by 60% of limestone and pebbles mixed with red clay. Concerned by the environment, the family choose to run the vineyard following the integrated viticulture process.



The quality of each vintage is mostly representative of the wine-grower’s yearly work. Therefore, a special attention is given to the vine during its growing cycle. The harvest is entirely destemmed and undergoes a cold maceration. All the grapes varieties are mixed together during the winemaking process, which is done under temperature control. The wine undergoes daily umbalasting and punching down for at least 3 weeks before being aged in oak barrels for 12 monts.

Tasting Note:

Deep ruby color revealing smoke-accented cherry, boysenberry and candied licorice aromas on a highly perfumed nose. Silky entry on red and blue fruit flavors, enhanced by peppery nuances and a hint of candied flowers. Sweet and homogeneous on the  finish, that lasts with fine  tannins.


Vintage 2013: 90-92 Points Vinous – 90-92 Points Wine Advocate

Vintage 2015: 90-92 Points Vinous – 90-92 Points Wine Advocate


923 Route d'Avignon, 84150 Violes, France
Additional Information




Wine type

Red wine



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