Odette and René Bastide, the grandparents of the latest generation, renovated Château Pesquié and began to structure the vineyard.
They worked tirelessly, and brought production up to a very high level of quality. The couple came to Mont Ventoux just when the area was becoming an AOC: the appellation was created in 1973.
They were amongst the first to believe in the huge potential of this winegrowing area and to really put the emphasis on quality. Édith and Paul Chaudière, the daughter and son-in-law of René and Odette, took over the family estate in the mid-eighties. They left the cooperative, created the Château Pesquié cellar and were fortunate enough to produce their first wines in 1990, a magnificent year!
For fifty years, three generations of the Chaudière family, who own the Château, have worked with the same desire to explore and fully express the terroir of AOC Ventoux.
The vineyard is certified organic by Ecocert. Alexandre and Frédéric Chaudière, the latest generation in charge of the estate, tend their vines according to biodynamic principles, with care and precision.
This late-ripening terroir is characterized by its geological richness and a predominance of limestone.
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