Dom. Des 3 Cellier
Dom. Des 3 Cellier
City of Origin:
Châteauneuf du Pape
Nathalie, Ludovic, Julien and Benoit CELLIER
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In 2007 Marceau (Marc) Cellier takes his retirement and logically hands the vineyard to his children (Ludovic, Julien et Benoit) and Nathalie (Ludovic’s wife). They are the 8th generation of the Cellier family to work the vine and to make Chateauneuf du Pape wines. Domaine des 3 Cellier was born thus on August 1st, 2007. Then on October 1st, 2008, Les 3 Cellier (commercial structure) with "Le Sentier des Terroirs" was born proposing a range of different appellations of Rhone Valley.
Ludovic (the eldest) : He chose early on to pursue agricultural studies and completed the entire school curriculum (from 3rd grade to B.T.S viticulture-œnology) at the wine high school of Orange. He began to work with his father on the family estate in 1999 and was in charge of vinification. He is now in charge of vinification and the French trade market for Domaine des 3 Cellier. Nathalie (Ludovic's wife) : she had an arts training. She studied at the Dance Academy of Montpellier and then joined the Faculty of English in Avignon. Then in 2017, she obtained a certified Sake Sommelier diploma. Within Les 3 Cellier she handles the administration and the entire export trade. Julien : He first undertook traditional studies and obtained a science degree. Then he obtained a B.T.S in viticulture-œnology and a Master of Vine, Wine and Quality. He has supported his brother Ludovic since 2004 during the critical period of vinification. Now he is in charge of all the vineyards since 2008. Benoit : He first undertook traditional studies and obtained a science graduate. Then he studied International Trade. Now he helps both Julien in the vineyard and Nathalie on the export side.