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Visit our wine caves dating from the 10th century

Secrets of a great name...

Owner and producer since 1921, our house is known for the quality of its wines which are served at the most prestigious tables in France.

In our cellars, renowned vintages are conceived and born : Le Chinon Blanc Les Chanteaux, Le Chinon Rosé René Couly, Les Chinon Rouges Les Gravières, La Diligence, Le Domaine René Couly, La Baronnie Madeleine, Le Clos de l'Echo, Le Clos de l'Olive, et Le Clos de l'Echo Cuvée Crescendo.

We would be delighted to share our passion for wine during a "discovery" visit or the more detailed "connoisseur" programme.


"discovery"  visit ...

An initiatory tour in which you will discover AOC CHINON (Appellation d'Origine Contrôlée), its terroir, vines, history of the House Couly Dutheil and marvel at our wonderful  10th century caves.

At the end of the visit you will taste 3 wines :

- Chinon Rouge Les Gravières
- Chinon Domaine René Couly
- Chinon Rouge le Clos de l'Echo

Groups : starting from 8-10 pers
(with a maximum of 25 persons)
Price : 4 € per person
Visit will last : 1h30


"Connoisseur"  visit ...

The programme is specially designed to appeal to the true connoisseur and to wine appreciation societies. During this visit, in addition to the elements included to the discovery tour, you will learn in more technical detail about the process of vinification.

5 wine tasting will follow, (colours and terroirs) :

- Chinon Blanc les Chanteaux
- Chinon Rosé René Couly
- Chinon Rouge Les Gravières
- Chinon Domaine René Couly
- Chinon Rouge le Clos de l'Echo

Groups : starting from 8-10 pers
(with a maximum of 25 persons)
Price : 6 € per person
Visit will last : 2 h 

Information and booking (open from monday to friday)
Couly-Dutheil - 12 rue Diderot - BP234 - 37502 Chinon cedex
Tél : 02 47 97 20 20 - Fax : 02 47 97 20 25