Chateau de L'Ou Muscat de Rivesaltes

Chateau de L’Ou Muscat de Rivesaltes


  • To drink during the year or to keep for a lifetime!
  • The vineyard terroir for Chateau de L’Ou Muscat de Rivesaltes consists of alluvial marls of the Roussillon plain.
  • Philippe Bourrier is a pioneer in organic viticulture and Chateau de L’Ou is a certified organic farming operation.
  • They pay close attention to the life of the soil, allowing good deep development of the roots to promote the best expression of the terroirs.

Varietal Composition: Muscat Petits Grains

Elaboration: Pre-fermentation maceration at low temperature then mutating to 1040 density.

Tasting Notes: The nose reveals notes of lemons and grapefruit, a real bouquet of freshness. The palate is ample with notes of white flowers. A real treat…




In 1998, Séverine and Philippe Bourrier bought the 30-hectare estate in one piece, planted with 26 hectares of vines and 4 hectares of olive trees in the town of Montescot in the Pyrénées-Orientales, 10 km south of Perpignan. The entire property was immediately converted to Organic Farming. Today, the estate includes additional terriors in the Haute Vallée de Agly, including in Saint-Paul-de-Fenouillet and Caudiès-de-Fenouillèdes. All vineyards are organically farmed.

Chateau de L’Ou was named because of the area’s heritage. “L’Ou” in Catalan means “the egg” in French: it is the named after the property location, because in the beginning there was an ovoid-shaped resurgence of water in the area. The Mas de L’Ou, which seems to have been exploited by the Templars, was a place of passage very frequented by the mule drivers of the region.

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