The harvest at Château d’Astros occurs during the nighttime, a strategic choice to minimize oxidation and preserve the vibrancy of aromas and fruits. This practice aligns with our commitment to traditional and organic winemaking techniques, emphasizing a conscious reduction of inputs to minimize the use of sulfites (SO2).
Nestled within the captivating landscapes of Provence, where verdant vineyards adorn rolling hills, Château d’Astros stands as an enduring gem. Rooted in the 18th century, its history unfolds from a humble monastery nestled amid the vines. Through the ages, this sacred site evolved into a winery while retaining an air of tranquil spirituality interwoven with the art of winemaking.
Château d’Astros assumed its name when it passed into the care of the Astros family. Generations of devoted vintners labored on this hallowed ground, nurturing the estate to global prominence for its exceptional wines.
Across the undulating hills, kissed by the Mediterranean sun, sprawl the vineyards where grape varieties such as Grenache, Cinsault, Syrah, and Rolle (Vermentino) flourish harmoniously with the terroir. With each passing season, hand-picked grapes are harvested with love and dedication, capturing the very essence of Provence in every bottle of Château d’Astros wine.
Notably, it’s the rosé wines of Château d’Astros that have won the hearts of wine enthusiasts. These rosés exude a summery freshness, marked by the delightful notes of ripe red berries and a hint of floral grace. They are best enjoyed on sun-drenched terraces, accompanied by the gentle rustling of lavender fields and the songs of cicadas.
Château d’Astros welcomes connoisseurs and lovers of the good life, offering tastings that unveil the mysteries of winemaking and allow guests to savor the exquisite wines emerging from its cellars. Visitors from all corners of the globe flock to Château d’Astros to bask in the warm hospitality of the Astros family and embrace the timeless charm of Provence.
The tale of Château d’Astros transcends beyond a mere winery; it embodies a legacy spanning generations. It is a celebration of tradition and ardor, a tribute to the art of winemaking in one of the world’s most picturesque locales. As the sun dips behind the hills each evening, casting a golden hue over the vineyards, Château d’Astros continues to shine as a precious jewel in Provence’s crown – an enduring symbol of timeless beauty and unforgettable flavors.