Grape : Clairette, Grenache
Vineyards size : 22 Hectares 8 hectares in Chateauneuf du Pape in the area of la Crau, Croix du Bois, Terre Ferme and Devet. There is also 10 hectares of Côtes du Rhône and 4 hectares in IGP.
Farming : The vineyards are worked sustainable with a lot of care on the production, no green harvest, just the right balance to insure quality and concentration. If part is still sold in barrel, Jean Marc is reserving the best and oldest vineyards to optimize his quality. His work has been very quickly recognised by the press/ newspapers. And each vintage some medals have been received (Orange, Gault et Millau ...)
History : The Domaine was founded by the grandfather of Jean-Marc Tort in 1924. He and later on his son delivered the grapes to the co-operative in Courthezon. Jean-Marc Tort thought differently and started to make the wines himself. First bottling at the domain was vintage 2006. Before that new cellars had to be built.
The top value of the domaine : The Domaine Chateauneuf du Pape white and red on the plateau of La Crau, very well placed, association of great terroir and wind (10 Acres). Part of the vineyard is over 100 years which is doing the Cuvée François-Louis in Mémory of the Grand Father who planted it. Various locations of Côte du Rhône and Côtes du Rhône villages (16 Acres) where they produce white and red wines. And 8 Acres of IGP on the law part of the village planted with Merlot.