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An exceptional vineyard

An exceptional vineyard - Domaine Duclaux


The appellation Côte-Rôtie is in all 300 Ha (740 acres). As long as 2000 years ago, latin authors Martial, Pline, Columelle and Greek writer Plutarque celebrated the Côte-Rôtie under the name “Wine from Vienne”

Domaine Duclaux's vineyard : 13 acres

Domaine Duclaux's vineyard : 13 acres - Domaine Duclaux


The vineyards of domain Duclaux are entirely situated in Tupin et Semons and in the southern sector of Côte-Rôtie.

Name-vineyard : Maison Rouge, Coteau de Tupin, Tupin, le Collet, Coteau de Bassenon, Pimotin.


Surface : 5.8 Hectares (13 acres).


Soil : Gneiss. The soil is a clear color typicaly of the southern sector of the appellation.


Exposition : vineyard are planted on the hills on the right bank of the Rhone with exposition south and south-east.


Climate : semi-continental.


Density per Ha : the density of the vines is very strong ; 1 vine stock per m².


Trellising : every vine stock are attached to wood stake that measure over 1.80 meters.


Grape-varieties : 95 % syrah (red) and 5 % viognier (white). All new plantation are carried out using “selection massale”.


Average age of the vine : 25 to 30 years.


Type of pruning : 80 % in “goblet pruning” and 20 % in “single cane pruning”.


Rootstock : the majority in 3309 C (syrah) and in 110 R (viognier).


Yields : between 35 and 40 hl per hectare. Green harvesting since 1993.


Protection of environment : we are conscious of the richness of soil and the terroir of Côte-Rôtie. After all, we protect this by using no insecticide or acaricide.


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Adress - Domaine Duclaux

Domaine Duclaux - 34 route de Lyon 69420 Tupin et semons - France