The family-owned estate, comprising 38 hectares of a rich variety grape varieties, sits at the foot of the village of Pierrefeu-du-Var, in Provence. Formerly owned by the monks of the Saint-Victor Abbey in Marseille between the Middle Ages and the Revolution, the property was purchased in 1932 from the Marquise of Pierrefeu by the Kennel family great grandfather, and developed by Julien’s grandfather in the fifties. In 2005, Julien and his wife Mireille chose to build on this heritage and convert the vineyard to biodynamics. As a result, their wines reflect the terroir and benefit from a method of agriculture that respects the planet and all that live on it, today and in the future.
“We seek to make terroir wines that are as natural as possible.”
Mireille et Julien Kennel