Château Fontvert is located near the village of Lourmarin in the heart of the Luberon Mountains, a region celebrated for the beauty of its landscapes. The estate was founded in 1598 by the Huguenot family who has cultivated the same soil for over three centuries. The family has carefully maintained the land in accordance with the estate’s founding principles and traditions ever since.

On twenty hectares of vineyard, cultivated in organic and biodynamical farming since 2008, the typical varieties - Syrah/Shiraz, Grenache, Mourvèdre, Vermentino and Grenache Blanc - are fully expressed, resulting in exceptional and flavorfull wines.


Located at the foot of the Luberon mountain, surrounded by vineyards, olive trees and orchards, the village of Lourmarin, rated as one of the “Most Remarkable Villages of France”, is a landmark in Provence. Year round, visitors flock in to discover its traditional architectural heritage, its XVth and XVIth century castle, its renowned farmer’s market, and its literary tradition (Albert Camus and Henri Bosco once lived there).


- Robert Parker : excellent ratings for the Château Fontvert rouge 2010 and the Mourre Nègre 2010

Two of our wines were tasted by Robert Parker (the most famous wine critic) and both of them were distinguished:
- 89/100 (category "Very good wine") for the Château Fontvert rouge 2010
- 90-92+/100 (category "Outstanding wine") for the Mourre Nègre 2010
The tasting notes are also very gratifying. Please click on the link below to read them.

Tasting notes

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