The Domain

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Located in the magnificent setting of Provence on the former lands of the Thoronet Abbey, enter the world of Château Sainte Croix.

The history of the Pélépol family since 4 generations

Old fortified farm of the 12th century, Sainte Croix was occupied by the Cistercian monks while they were building the Thoronet Abbey three kilometres away from there.

In 1924, while the Pélépol family lives thanks to its farming activity, the opportunity to buy 5 hectares of vines is offered to them. At the beginning, they carried the grapes to the cooperative cellar of Carcès but in 1927, Fernand Pélépol decided to create his first cellar in the village.

After a refurbishment of the old farm in rubble, the estate has grown over the years.

And today…

It is the fourth generation, consisting of Florence and Stéphane Pélépol, who continue the family adventure. The Château Sainte Croix team has no less than a dozen employees and the vineyard now covers more than 50 hectares.

A magnificent reception room was born in the heart of the vineyard that can host your most beautiful celebrations.

Anxious to share its knowledge and their passion, the Château Sainte Croix team also offers you oenological tastings in the heart of its cellar, in an authentic place full of history.

From the top of its 35 hectares of vineyards, the Château brings together various grape varieties, some of which, like the “Muscat”, have made the domain famous. The 15 hectares of remaining plots are located on the plateau of Carcès, ruffled by the Mistral and the beautiful sun of Provence.