Among the Burgundies are Henri Jayer’s renowned wines and some fine vintages from Jean-François Coche-Dury and Domaine Romanée Conti. Great Rhône wines include Domaine Chave, Château Rayas, Château de Beaucastel, Clos des Papes Château Grillet and many others.
The must of the Languedoc region is represented by La Grange des Pères and there is no shortage of such great Bordeaux as Pétrus, Lafleur, d’Yquem, Haut-Brion and Lafite (with a selection of vintages going back to 1870). There is also a collection of rare Champagnes such as Krug’s Clos du Mesnil and d’Ambonnay, Dom Perignon Oenothèque, Bollinger Vieilles Vignes Françaises, to mention but a few, waiting to be sipped on our lovely terrace in summer or in the vaulted dining room any time of the year.
The cellars of L’Oustau de Baumanière are stocked with 50 000 bottles of France’s very best vintages, over which the head sommelier Alain Gousse watches with tender care.
Discover the treasure hidden in Baumanière’s cellar, with more than 50 000 bottles from all the French regions : Burgundy, Bordeaux, Loire, Alsace, Côtes du Rhône, Côtes de Provence... recognized as one of the most prestigious cellars of restaurant in France.
To further enhance your knowledge and appreciation of wines, the head sommelier proposes oenology classes during which you will have the opportunity to visit the wine cellar, with its 50 000 bottles, and taste the best growths of the region, before partaking in a food and wine pairing menu.
Jean-André Charial and Alain Gousse, the new sommelier chef at L'Oustau de Baumanière, are offering exceptional meetings to meet the winemakers they want to make you known.
Jean-André Charial is passionate about wine. He has produced since 2001 his own biodynamic wine, “L’Affectif”, at Domaine de Lauzières, which belongs to his friend Jean-Daniel Schlaepfer. Located in the heart of the Alpilles region, between the villages of Mouriès and Eygalières, the vineyard is 100% organically run and has been granted the ECOCERT certification.