A Family Run Winery in Charming Sarrians
Flanked by the picturesque peaks of Dentelles and Mont Ventoux, Fontaine du Clos is a viticulture nursery and a wine estate located in the heart of Provence. With great passion and commitment to produce something of premium quality, the Barnier family elaborates more than 14 cuvées made with IGP Vaucluse and AOC Vacqueyras and Côtes du Rhône labels.
Producing Unique Wines For Generations
For many years, the Barnier family is running the winery, following the footsteps of their forefathers. Started in the 80s by Jean & Nicole Barnier, Fontaine du Clos is now a large vine nursery owned and operated by Jean-François & Celine Barnier. Today, the estate has partners all around the world, including the USA, Canada, China, Germany, the United Kingdom, and many others
Fifty Hectares of Mother Vine of Rootstock & Fifty of Grafting
The vineyards are stretched over 100 hectares, out of which 14 hectares belong to Vacqueyras AOC and 13 within Côtes du Rhône. The Barnier family cultivates an extensive variety of grapes, including Syrah, Grenache, Mourvèdre, Caladoc, Viognier, Marsanne, Roussanne, Sauvignon Blanc, Marselan, and various others. They are grown on the finest terroirs with fertile soil and large pebbles, flanked by a perfect microclimate. Most of the activities in the field and the cellar are manual. Céline & Jean-François Barnier also supply their grapes to some of the renowned French wineries.