The “Terres de Saint-Gilles”

Between hills and sea, a land favourable for the vine
at the gateway to the Camargue…

Technical description of the terroir

Stratified scree with a bed of clay (red paleosol) composed of Villafranchian (=referring to the period when climatic oscillations leading to the Quaternary glaciations began) Durancian gravel (=originating from the River Durance). The soils are predominantly composed of small, rolled pebbles, and are generally drought-resistant.

Wine Profiles

Top-of-the-range red Appellations d’Origine Protégée (PDO). Terres de Saint Gilles produces distinguished, characterful wines with aromas of garrigue and wild fruits.


Appellation d’Origine Protégée Costières de Nîmes

Grape varieties

Mourvèdre « the plant of Saint-Gilles », Syrah, Grenache, Carignan

Surface area

300 hectares


Sloping vineyards overlook the Camargue salt lagoons, which are home to the emblematic bulls and Camargue horses, and also the 12th century Abbey of St-Gilles, a Unesco World Heritage Site…