On the right bank of the Rhône, at the entrance of the Gorges de l’Ardèche, in Bourg-Saint-Andéol, extends the Château les Amoureuses vineyard, on a land that mixes relative mildness in the north with a true Mediterranean character.
Jean-Pierre Bedel, head of the industrial group Fabemi, is a builder with
a strong personality, who has always had a real love for the
Naturally then, with his wife, Florence, he bought the Château les Amoureuses in 2011, with the wish to breath new life into it.
On the 76-hectare estate, everything was redesigned, from the vineyard itself to the smallest details in the winery: the choice of varieties, how the vine is managed, the vinification process, ageing and blending. In summary, the complete chain of the wine-maker's work.
A new process that is resolutely focused on the production of quality wines, reliant on the diversity of the Ardèche terroirs.
Thus, a project was born that combined TERRES DES AMOUREUSES (IGP Ardèche creator wines, synonymous with innovation, freedom and audacity!) with the traditional CHÂTEAU LES AMOUREUSES (authentic, elegant AOP Côtes-du-Rhône and IGP Coteaux de l’Ardèche wines).