The history of Domaine Sainte-Marie dates back to the 18th century. Several generations of winemakers have followed one another to highlight this terroir and produce high quality wines. In 2007, the Duburcq family acquired the estate and has since managed it.
The Sainte Marie vineyard covers 40 hectares. Exposed south, the soil consists of a sandy and permeable soil. It is largely composed of schists, micaschists and white quartz. The slopes are quite soft. The vines enjoy a hot and dry climate in summer. The nights are cool in summer and winter. A vegetal cover is maintained as long as possible and its maintenance is provided primarily by the passage of sheep. The vines ere grouped in the middle of a great forest made of cork oaks, pines, arbutus, heather …
This green lung offers a breath of freshness in summer and a huge biodiversity throughout the year. The property is thus certified High Environmental Value, level 3, the highest. More than 12 varieties of grapes are grown: Grenache, Cinsault, Syrah, Cabernet Sauvignon, Carignan, Mourvèdre, Semillon, Muscatel, Tiburen, Clairette, Rolle, Ugni-Blanc. The average age of the vines is 35 years old.