Domaine La Tour Boisée - Laure-Minervois
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A.O.C. Minervois
Domaine La Tour Boisée

Domaine La Tour Boisée - Laure-Minervois

Domaine La Tour Boisée - Laure-Minervois

Domaine La Tour Boisée - Laure-Minervois

Domaine La Tour Boisée - Laure-Minervois


Domaine La Tour Boisée - Laure-Minervois


Domaine La Tour Boisée - Laure-Minervois

Welcome to the Domaine La Tour Boisée!
Our knowledge in wine, inherited from our ancestory and now blended with modern technique, we share with you as you browse through our site. Our objective is not only to inform our associates of the current events of the Domaine La Tour Boisée but also to introduce you to another life... ... our life of wine...


The family estate of the Domaine Tour Boisée (“wooded tower”) dates back to 1826. The name refers to a 12th-century tower on the family property, which in antiquity formed part of the fortifications for the village of Laure Minervois. Now the winery is in the hands of Marie-Claude & Jean-Louis Poudou.

Over time, the family has taken care to preserve the finest old grape varieties, while also updating and improving the vineyards. Always conscientious of ecology, the winery has been certified organic since the 2013 vintage. Varietal percentages in these blended wines will vary year by year, depending on the conditions and strengths of each vintage.

Domaine La Tour Boisée is situated in Laure Minervois which is very close to Carcassonne, Caunes Minervois and Minerve...
Red Wine = Red Wine White Wine = White Wine Rosé = Rosé Organic Wine = Organic Wine
 
  Specialties

2013 is the first organic vintage! Twenty different grape varieties is their way to reflect the complexity and richness of the land.

Tour Boisée wines express the Mediterranean sun and colors yet searching for the elegance which will bring the harmony. They focus on not only their local grape varieties but also choose dedicated areas for exploring grapes from other regions.
Domaine La Tour Boisée - Laure-Minervois
Their philosophy is based on a thorough knowledge of the land, an intuitive approach and a very simple wine making as they believe only a good grape will make a good wine! winemaker, is part of the handful of winemakers who decided to change the face of the wines of Languedoc in the early 1980s. He is respected for this long time commitment and the quality of his wines.

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Français - French - Französisch - Francés - Francese - Frans English - Anglais - Englisch - Inglés - Engels  
Domaine La Tour Boisée - Laure-Minervois

Domaine La Tour Boisée - Laure-Minervois

Domaine La Tour Boisée - Laure-Minervois

Domaine La Tour Boisée - Laure-Minervois
Opening Domaine La Tour Boisée - Laure-Minervois:

- 01 january to 31 december - From 09:00 to 12:00 and from 14:00 to 17:00
- Closed day(s): Saturday - Sunday
Qualité Tourisme Syndicat du Cru Minervois Pays Carcassonnais Agence française pour le développement et la promotion de l’agriculture biologique Pays Touristiques de Corbières en Minervois
Equipments and Services:
 
  * Parking
* Shop 
* Group guided tours
* Product tasting
* Individual guided tours
  Sightseeing
 
- Château de Peyrepertuse
- Rennes le Château
- Château de Puilaurens
- Château de Puivert
- Château de Montségur
- Aude en Pyrénées
- Quillan
- Gincla
- Salicorne - l'Eau Salée de Sougraigne
- Géobiologie
- Pays de Couiza
- Terres-cathares
- Rennes-les-Bains
- Rennes-le-Château - Le site officiel
- Le Château d'Arques
- La Bouichère - Jardin aux Plantes parfumées
- Le Musée des Dinosaures d’Espéraza
- Saint Hilaire
- Alet les Bains
- Limoux
- The Angel Art Sanctuary
- Elevage des biches de Picarel
- Saint-Paul-de-Fenouillets
- Gorges de Galamus
- Grotte de l'Aguzou
- Carcassonne, 'La Cité'
- Carcassonne, la Bastide Saint-Louis
- Lac de la Cavayère
- Canal du Midi
- Kangaroo park
- Les Quatre Châteaux de Lastours
- L'Abbaye de Villelongue (abbaye cistercienne)
- Le Moulin à Papier de Brousses et Villaret.
- Montagne Noir
- Saissac
- Lac du Lampy
- Fanjeaux
- Monastère de Prouilhe
- Montreal
- Castelnaudary
- Bram
- L'Abbaye de Saint-Papoul
- Lac de St-Ferréol
- Lac de la Ganguise
- Labastide d'Anjou
- Toulouse
- Loisirs sportifs, Randonnées, Escalade, Canyoning
- Le seuil de Naurouze et son obélisque
- Montferrand
- Montolieu
- Caunes-Minervois
- Les Marbrières de Caunes
- Moulin de Pech Rouzaud ou de Benazeth
- Palet de Roland dolmen at Villeneuve Minervois
- Grotte de Limousis
- Le Gouffre géant de Cabrespine
- Moulin de Pech Rouzaud ou de Benazeth
- La Clape
- Terra Vinea
- Narbonne
- Musée Archéologique de Narbonne
- Horreum Romain
- Musée d'Art et d'Histoire
- Cathedrale de Saint-Just et Saint-Pasteur
- Musée Lapidaire
- Maison Natale de Charles Trenet
- Aqua Jet Narbonne
- Narbonne Plage
- Abbey of Fontfroide
- Homps
- Musée de Bizanet
- Ille-sur-Têt - Les Orgues
- Forteresse de Salses
- Les 9 Écluses de Fonséranes
- Musée National d'Ensérune
- Musée de Bizanet
- Bages
- St Pierre des Clars
- Ornaisons
- Lézignan-Corbières
- Minervois Region
- Musée des Potiers Gallo-Romains d'Amphoralis
- Montagne Noir
- Minerve
- Argens-Minervois
- Le Moulin de l'Oulibo - L’Odyssée de l’Olivier
- La Curiosité de L'Auriol (Lauriole)
- Pirat Parc - Attraction Park (Gruissan)
- Mirepoix
 

Caunes-Minervois

L'abbaye de Caunes Minervois

Trèbes

The harbour of Trèbes

Maison de la Truffe - Villeneuve-Minervois

Maison de la Truffe - Villeneuve-Minervois


Minervois

A.O.C. Minervois

The Minervois is one of the most ancient vineyards of the Mediterranean region. Indeed, its land was chosen by the Romans as providing ideal conditions for the first vines they planted in Languedoc Roussillon. Its name comes from the ancient city of Minerve, a stronghold built by the Romans and dedicated to the goddess Minerva. Since that time, many amphora shards and vestiges of cellars have been discovered, testimony to the importance of this vineyard. The region, austere in winter and redolent with sunshine in summer, has survived over the centuries its invasions by barbarians, Arabs and Christians. The essence of Minervois la Livinière, as in so many Midi appellations, is the blend; a marriage of different grape varieties that adds subtle nuance of flavour to the whole. Natural alcohol level must reach a minimum of 12% without enrichment (so no chaptalisation) and maximum yield is a modest 45 hl/ha. Ageing may be in barrel or vat, and unlike basic Minervois, the wine must be bottled at source, so cannot be sent off to a négociant elsewhere in France...


Organic Wine

Organic Wine

The cornerstone of organic farming is the soil. Maintaining a healthy, biologically active soil is the main objective for an organic farmer. In the vineyard it means cultivating the soil and planting cover crops, instead of applying herbicides. It means using natural fertilizers, such as composted animal manure, versus chemical fertilizers. Organic growers use no synthetic growth-regulators (such as Alar). As for not using pesticides, the organic alternative is to encourage natural predators of insect pests instead of using poisonous insecticides. Organic farmers promote "biodiversity" and allow plants other than vines to grow in and around the vineyard. Biodiversity helps regulate the vineyard soil by attracting beneficial insects, spiders and predatory mites, as well as provide shelter and food (pollen, nectar and other bugs), and replaces the need for chemical pesticides or insecticides. What cannot be fully controlled through biodiversity can still be managed organically, through the use of naturally occurring plant or mineral extracts, which leave no residues in the soil. In wet climates the main difficulty is raised by the use of copper sulfate against mildew, which leaves over time levels of copper in the soil that need to be monitored....


Alcohol Abuse is dangerous for your health.
Drink Moderately!
 
  Domaine La Tour Boisée
 
Cellars and Domains
 
Domaine La Tour Boisée
11800 Laure-Minervois
 
Phone +33 4.68.78.10.04
Fax +33 4.68.78.10.04
Mobile -

Email -
info@domainelatourboisee.com

Website -
www.domainelatourboisee.com
Rates
Rosé: 7.50 €
White Wine: 8.20 € to 15.00 €
Red Wine: 7.00 € to 31.50 €
 
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l'Épicurien

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Moulin Bénazeth - Moulin à Vent

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Campsite Municipal les Courtals

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La Grande Fontaine

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Located just down the hill on the main street, inside this is the local bar, while outside is a gathering place for tourists. A morning coffee can be fun. Buy the pastries across the street at the boulangerie, then order coffee. There's no problem with eating breakfast that you've purchased elsewhere, because the Grande Fontaine doesn't sell pasteries. An omelet and salad at noon can be very enjoyable and inexpensive, and full meals are available both at noon and in the evening. Reservations not normally necessary...


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Campsite La Commanderie - Rustiques



Campsite La Commanderie campsite is located just 10 minutes from the medieval citadel of Carcassonne and is a great place to enjoy some peace and quiet in the shade of pine trees or by the pool. Tennis facilities are close by. Campsite La Commanderie has a large pool in the middle of tall pines, panoramic views across the plain of Carcassonne, playground for children, petanque, volleyball...


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A vast residence Renaissance in the middle of the village of Caunes-Minervois. Eight rooms barely for nights of a peace which they had forgotten. For dinners under stars, courtyard in the sculpted galleries. Where, during winter, corner of a big chimney. An incomparable list of regional wines. The tracery of the alleyways which lead towards the very close garrigue, then of tracks of walkings in the Black Mountain. The sea that less than one hour; and Carcassonne, almost visible on the skyline. Everywhere around, the country Minervois. Will the hotel - restaurant of Alibert soon have the pleasure of receiving you?


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