Today Barbanau is run by Sophie and her husband Didier. The story begins in 1889 when Sophie’s back, Emile Bodin creates the Clos Val Bruyere. One hundred years later, in 1989, Sophie inherited Val Bruyere and at the same time bought the Château Barbanau. Didier her husband, a trained oenologist and agronomist, arrived 10 years later. Today it is Juliette’s turn to join Domaine Barbanau is the first Domaine in Cassis to have received an Organic Certification, in 2005. No chemical has been used since 1995 and the Domaine’s credo is more than ever "the spirit of nature".
Two wonderful vintages in Cassis appellation are produced with Marsanne, Clairette, Ugni-blanc and Sauvignon: Clos Val Bruyere and Kalahari. But it is also 23 hectares in one piece in Côtes de Provence at Roquefort La Bedoule. On this terroir, the vintage La Girafe verte rosé in Biodynamics.
Chateau Barbanau Clos Valbruyere Cassis white wine is a beautifull Cassis wine !
Chateau Barbanau Kalahari was born on a clay-limestone soil allowing the production of exceptional white wines. The biodynamic culture, the non-use of animal inputs and the 12-month fermentation and ageing on fine lees in pieces offer a wine that is in adequation with all diets.