Le Grand Cros is first a story about a couple, Jane and Hugh Faulkner, who fell in love with a little corner of Provence in 1989. On the 24 hectares of vineyards in the foothills of the Massif des Maures, surrounded by pine and olive trees and dry stone terraces, they restored an ancient Provencal manor house and brought a new lease of life to Le Grand Cros. In 1999, their son Julian joined them to take over the reins and carried out major restructuring of the vineyards and upgrade of the winery. This enabled them to better respect the great potential of the terroir and the environment.

 

In order to better respect the natural environment along with the quality and authenticity of their wines, Julian strives to blend science and art. He has always been a very early adopters of the latest technology: such as the weather station that enables them to precisely adjust their work in the vines and reduce the use of fungicides; or the infra-red camera to calculate the optimal date of harvest. However science does not have answers to everything and it’s at that point that art and the instinct of the winemaker takes over to ensure the quality of our wines that best reflect the spirit of Le Grand Cros estate.

 

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For the Trade

 

Sparkling Wine

La Maitresse NV

La Rivale NV

 

White Wine

L'Esprit de Provence 2014

 

Rosé wine

Côtes de Provence Rosé 2014

L'Esprit de Provence Rosé 2015

Jules Rosé 2015

 

Sales Kit, Shelf Talkers and Accolades

 

Sales kit

 

L'Esprit de Provence Blanc 2014 90 points Wine Enthusiast

L'Esprit de Provence Rosé 2014 91 points Wine Enthusiast

L'Esprit de Provence Rosé 2015 90 points Robert Parker

 

 

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