In 1942 the Marquis de Roux who is the father
of the current owner Ms Belat, bought the Saint Irénée Estate. It
is located close to Nîmes in Beaucaire, a beautiful city made of
stone and water between Provence and the Mediterranean sea.
Rumoured to have been established by the Romans around 2000
years ago, who already guessed the outstanding conditions of this
area for winemaking, nowadays, we can still appreciate their
amazing heritage at the "Arènes de Nîmes" or the "Pont du Gard",
both a legacy of the Roman civilization Golden Age.
Count Edouard de Lamy took over in 1957 and over 50 years
completely restructured the vineyard and created a modern,
Recently there have been some changes, with Arnaud de Lamy (who
previously made the wine) taking up residence in America, working
for J P Moueix. He has handed over the management of the estate to
his brother, Edouard de Lamy, and the winemaking is now in the
capable hands of resident winemaker Vincent Dubernet.
In 2004, 11ha were given over to organic agriculture with a view
to converting the entire property, and all of the wines are
certified by Ecocert and NOP