Chaume-Arnaud are based in Vinsobres, the most Northerly of the Crus in the Southern Rhone and one of the highest at 400 to 450 metres. Organic since 1997 and biodynamic since 2003. Vinsobres benefits not only from the Mistral (from the North) but also the ‘Pontias’ which blows from the East, and from the pre-Alps. They own 38 hectares, two of which are in neighbouring St Maurice.
The range starts with a delicious Vin de Pays named after their local wind ‘le Pontias’ made from vines on their lower slopes, Caladoc, Syrah, Merlot. It has real freshness and ripe fruits.