The history started in 1874 when Hyppolite Jourdan choose to name the 28 hectares family property« Clos Chante Cigale ».
In 1936, CNP was declared the 1st AOC in France and all the producers then started to structure themselves to face up to the new challenges. At that time, Paul Jourdan was at the head of the family estate and he decided to rename it “Domaine Chante Cigale”
The Domaine Chante Cigale is today one of the most important family estates of Chateauneuf du Pape. Alexandre Favier is now carefully running the winery by keeping up with the winemaker’s tradition of the family.
The Estate now stretch over more than 40 hectares on the Chateauneuf du Pape appellation, divided into 45 parcels, scattered all over this exceptional terroir. The diversity of its soils and of the grape varieties allows the elaboration of unique and exceptional wines. Alexandre Favier and his team are taking good care of every step of the wines production themselves, respecting this way the spirit of the Domaine.