History of Chateau minutyFor nearly 300 years the family Matton in winemaking is rooted - first on the Domaine Chateauneuf in Vidauban, along the former route of NapolÃ©on, then at Chateau minuty Gabriel Farnet, the grandfather of the current owners, acquired in 1936. Mid-19th century, under the reign of Napoleon III, was Chateau minuty the jewel of the family Germondi. The Germondis had around 2000 hectares of arable land on the peninsula between Calvaire and the Gulf of Saint Tropez and had both the Chateau minuty Chapel, which later gave its name to the cuvÃ©e del'Oratoire. Gabriel Farnet put vineyards, built an own winery and restored Chateau minuty of to brilliant splendor. Today, not a few of the villas and hotel palaces along the French Riviera boast owning one of only 23 classified growths of the CÃ´tes de Provence Riviera, some of the early broad-based stemmed Burgundy bottles of Chateau minuty.Winemaking at Chateau minutyFarnets daughter Monique and her husband Etienne Matton, who even many years was Chairman of the classified growths of the region,Chateau minuty took over the estate, they began the replanting of traditional ProvenÃ§al grape varieties in the vineyards. You paid attention on a consistent yield reduction and strictly quality-oriented vinification and thus secured the reputation of ChÃ¢teau minuty wines. Today the future Winery Chateau minuty surely lies in the hands of the brothers Jean-Etienne and FranÃ§ois Matton, of a business, the other winemaker. You replaced the Carignan-and Ugni blanc grapes largely with Grenache and role, equipped Chateau minuty total with modern, high-performance device the winery and awarded a youthful and at the same time sophisticated image of the brand with its clear focus on lean, fresh, elegant rosÃ©s.