The wild beauty of an enchanting place...

Château Angueiroun ("little eel" in Provençal) is located on the Riviera between Toulon and Saint-Tropez in Bormes les Mimosas (a few kilometres away from the Lavandou).

Created in 1931 on a former game reserve, Château Angueiroun was bought in 1998 by Eric Dumon.

In winter, a number of creeks amid the Domaine’s rolling hills feed into the main stream, the Anguillon ("the little eel" in French) – so named because in former times, people fished there for small wild eels.

A veritable oasis of greenery, the vineyard is perched on the hill facing the sea, fanning out in a coomb surrounded by the Mediterranean scrubland with all its Provençal fragrances of rosemary, lavender, thyme, mimosa, pine, heather, eucalyptus, rockrose, arbutus and cork-oak.

On average, we produce about 1500 hectolitres per year of Côtes de Provence wine (60% rosé, 30% red and 10% white) for a clientele of private individuals, the café/hotel/restaurant sector, and both specialized and non-specialized distributors.

Over the past few years, we have been expanding into the professional market, and thanks to our experience and responsiveness, our wines are now listed among the best Côtes de Provence wines: these are full-bodied, subtle, characteristic wines that are highly appreciated by connoisseurs.

TOTAL SURFACE AREA: 120 hectares (roughly 297 acres)

VINEYARDS: 36 hectares (roughly 89 acres)

DESIGNATION OF ORIGIN: The entire vineyard produces AOC (Appellation d’Origine Contrôlée, or designation of origin) Côtes de Provence and Côtes De Provence La Londe wines.

STOCK:
. Rosé : Grenache, Tibouren, Cinsault and Syrah
. White : Rolle, Ugni blanc, Sémillon
. Red : Syrah, Grenache, Cabernet Sauvignon, Mourvèdre, Carignan

FRUIT & VEGETABLE PRODUCTION: 2 ha (roughly 5 acres)
. Field-grown, sold at the Domaine
. Artichokes, aubergines, green onions, cucumbers, courgettes, shallots, broad beans, peas, potatoes, tomatoes
. Apricots, figs, cantaloupe, watermelon, peaches, plums, dessert grapes
. Basil, savory, thyme.

We try out organic treatments on a regular basis, including integrated pest management with the use of predator insects to control parasites like aphids.

WILD BEAUTY: 80 hectares (roughly 198 acres)
The Angueiroun area is the starting point for many walks. It is very popular for the magnificent panoramas from up on the ridge trail that leads to the Brégançon Fort, a vacation residence on Cap Bénat for the French President.

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