Located at 7KM
Gabriel Farnet, who already owned the Domaine de Châteauneuf in Vidauban, acquired Château Minuty in 1936. The estate was originally built under Napoleon III, as was the small chapel that gave its name to the cuvée de l’Oratoire, which for a long time remained the emblematic bottle. Many palaces on the French Riviera still have their beloved bottles.
Gabriel Farnet began by replanting the estate in its entirety, allowing Château Minuty to regain all its glory and splendour after the Second World War.
Monique Farnet, daughter of Gabriel, and her husband Etienne Matton, long president of the Crus Classés, replanted the traditional Provençal grape varieties (Tibouren, Rolle, Grenache), limiting yields by seeking a high quality of vinification. Thanks to this rigorous work in the vineyards, they have established Château Minuty’s reputation on the Côte d’Azur’s finest tables.
Today, Jean-Etienne and François Matton have taken over and continue to improve Minuty. They have signed up by continuing to renovate the vineyard, replacing the Carignan and Ugni blanc with Grenache and Rolle, and by equipping themselves with modern and efficient tools.
We strongly recommend a tasting of these wines made in Provence during your stay at Camping des Mûres, you will tell us about it!