Château d'Oupia - Oupia
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A.O.P. Minervois
Château d’Oupia

Château d’Oupia - Oupia

Château d’Oupia - Oupia

Château d’Oupia - Oupia

Château d’Oupia - Oupia


Château d’Oupia - Oupia
Château d’Oupia - Oupia

Château d'Oupia, an old building from the 12th century, is located in the heart of the Minervois.

Purchased by my great-great-grandfather in 1860, Château d'Oupia has continued to grow and invest in vines and wine. The first award was presented in 1908 by the Ministry of Agriculture.

In 1969 my father André Iche became responsible for the operation and took over the renovation of the vineyard by adding new grape varieties that matched the terroir well, while preserving the oldest vines of Carignan. André planted his first Syrahs in 1975, opened a sales cellar in 1980 and matured for the first time in barrels in 1985 with the start of the Les Barons cuvée. This is the beginning of the awards, another vintage confirms this fame: Nobilis, Oppius, Emérantine. Part of the vineyard is located in La Caunette, the vinification takes place in Oupia.

At the end of my studies in 1996, my daughter Marie-Pierre decided to stay on the farm. We currently have an area of 63 ha, divided between AOP Minervois (37 ha) and Vin de Pays de Hérault (26 ha). André passed away in 2007 after a long illness and left his working life to his family. Marie-Pierre and her mother run the family business. As a tribute to the founder of Château d'Oupia, they gave birth to a "Mémoire d´André" cuvée.
Red Wine = Red Wine White Wine = White Wine  Rosé = Rosé
 
  Château d'Oupia, an imposing building from the 12th century, was owned by the lords of Oupia during the Middle Ages. Over the centuries, the castle changes hand to hand and its structure is constantly changing. So today only part of the enclosure and a tower overlooking the valley remain of the old castle. During this period, the Sainte Colombe family will keep the property for a very long time, it is she who will transfer the coat of arms of the current coat of arms to the castle. After the French Revolution, the land was dispersed and the Count of Sers, originally from Toulouse, bought the castle. The latter loses the castle in favor of one named Beziat from Toulouse.

In 1860, the castle was bought by Romain Iché and will be passed down from generation to generation in the family. In 1969 André Iché took over the management of the family business and started renovating the vineyard and cellar. In 1980 he opened a cellar and in 1985 performed his first maturation in barrels with the success we know of him.

In 2007 André Iché passed away and left his life's work to his daughter Marie-Pierre, who continued the tradition and currently runs the estate, supported by her mother Marie-Thérèse.

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Château d’Oupia - Oupia

Château d’Oupia - Oupia

Château d’Oupia - Oupia

Château d’Oupia - Oupia
Opening Château d’Oupia - Oupia:

- Visits only by reservation
Syndicat du Cru Minervois Hérault Qualité Hérault La Région Occitanie/Pyrénées-Méditerranée Pays Touristiques de Corbières en Minervois
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  * Parking
* Group guided tours
* Product tasting
* Individual guided tours
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  Château d’Oupia
 
Cellars and Domains
 
Château d’Oupia
Rue du Fort
Rue du Château
34210 Oupia
 
Phone +33 4.68.91.20.86

Email -
chateau.oupia@aliceadsl.fr

Website -
www.chateauoupia.fr
Rates
Rosé: 8.00 €
White Wine: 8.00 € to 12.50 €
Red Wine: 8.00 € to 16.90 €
 
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