Domaine l'Or de Line
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"We created the Domaine l'Or de Line in 2007 and gave it a name reminiscent of that of our daughter Laureline, hoping that one day she will run it. Which she decided to do, to our great delight, in 2017". 

For 10 years Paule and Gérard Jacumin took care of the vineyard, taking advantage of several decades of work experience in the Châteauneuf du Pape. The 9-hectare estate is quite fragmented, because it is the reunion of plots coming half from Gérard's family and the other half from Paule. Both come from old families of winegrowers from Châteauneuf du Pape. Paule, Gérard and Laureline eat organic food, live organic and have a particular sensitivity to the protection of the environment. All the plots are farmed organically.

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Philosophy on the estate

By embracing the organic viticulture the Jacumin decided to follow the organic rules such as low intervention, no chemical use in the vineyard, traditional plowing, natural fertilizers. They chose to go even further in 2010 by joining a group of research mandated by the state of France in order to reduce the use of treatment by 50% between 2010 and 2018.  Even if the products used in the vineyard are naturals it does not necessarily means that they are good for the soils and the animals/insects that belong to the vines plots. They decided to reduce the treatments to be more respectful of the environment and the nature.  

About appellation Chateauneuf-du-Pape 

In Châteauneuf du Pape, there are several types of terroirs: on the terraces, there are large silica pebbles that cover the ground. They play a role of thermal regulator since they return the heat stored during the day to the grapes at night. They produce more powerful wines. Then come the gravelly soils, it means smaller stony limestone, clay soils that produce well-balanced wines and sandy soils that underline the aromas of the wines. Depending on the climatic conditions of each vintage, these different terroirs express themselves more or less strongly. Hence the art of the appellation's winegrowers to choose the grape varieties best suited to each terroir. In Chateauneuf, 13 different types of grapes are allowed and Domaine de l'or de Line has the luck to produce 11 of them on 15 different terroirs which brings them the opportunity to work every year with a great diversity of grapes.