Château Montaud / Provence Pierrefeu
Deep wines from the ‘fire stone’ soil of Pierrefeu, Provence
Founded in 1964 by the Ravel family on the site of an ancient Roman settlement, this is a highly regarded estate locally. Yields are kept low and vines are unirrigated, with the wines particularly long and mineral rich. The estate released its first Pierrefeu labelled wine in 2013 when the appellation was first granted, with Pierrefeu meaning ‘fire stone’ due to the high flint content in the town’s soils.