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Domaine de Salette
France - South West

Domaine de Salette is a family owned and operated winery that has been producing wine since 1971. The estate is located near the town of Condom, in the Armagnac area of southwest France. Current owner Michel Duffour started in 1982, and he was joined by his son Nicolas in 2005.

Michel and Nicolas continue the traditional winemaking of the family while using new techniques such as skin contact maceration and cold stabilization. They also make use of enologists from Bordeaux to create their cuvées. They export 80% of the total production.

The estate measures 32 hectares (79.04 acres) with 30 hectares of white grapes and 2 hectares of red. The soil is clay and limestone based. The average age of the vines is 20 years. The continental climate ensures optimum ripening of the grapes.

Producer Details
Founded
1982
Location
France
Wine Production Area
France - South West - Cotes de Gascogne IGP
Owners
Miche and Nicolas Duffour
Winemaker
Miche and Nicolas Duffour
Acreage
79 acres (32 hectares)
Grape Varietal(s)
Colombard, Ugni Blanc, Gros Manseng
Age of Vines
20 years
Agricultural Practices
Sustainable
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