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Castel de Brames

Thinking about life after lockdown, I strongly recommend you visit Castel de Brames.

Castel de Brames

For the rarest of fine wines, Castel de Brames.

61 x 915 cm (24″ x 36″), available, price on request.

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Castel de Brames unique among the unique.
Rarest of fine wines
Castel de Brames, a detail

 

Castel de Brames remote, isolated is on my favourite places list in part because it is where some of the most ancient vine to wine varieties in all France can be discovered.

For the rarest of fine wines, Castel de Brames.

Why are they rare?
The Braucol has roots that go back to Roman times maybe deeper.
The Duras has roots almost as ancient.
The Muscadelle vines are 60 years old, low yield, sweet, not to sweet, sweetly memorable.
Castel de Brames, a detail of the painting

Castel de Brames

I do hope you visit there.
If Alain will allow you to explore the vineyards you will find yourself on a beautiful stroll.
The name Castel de Brames comes from the ancient Occitane language and means fortified place with rain or water.
I’d come to paint, to my surprise they already knew who I was and were very excited by my visit.
I was sent by the maison de culture of Gaillac.
I was given a tour of the property, an unforgettable moment.
The proprietor, Alain Boullenger and I have become friends.
The castel / chateau is long gone, a lake in the vineyards are still there. https://www.castel-de-brames.com/
There is more to be discovered at Castel de Brames but I’ll leave that adventure to the lucky you, enjoy!
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