Domaine de la Chapelle Oubliée, Trois Evêques
Domaine de la Chapelle Oubliée, Trois Evêques
Product image 1Domaine de la Chapelle Oubliée, Trois Evêques
Product image 2Domaine de la Chapelle Oubliée, Trois Evêques

Domaine de la Chapelle Oubliée, Trois Evêques, 2023

  • icon-type Type


  • icon-year Year


  • icon-style Style


  • icon-country Country


  • icon-alcohollevel Alcohol level


  • icon-grapevariety Grape variety
    Muscat Blanc a Petits Grains 100%

A dry Muscat from Beaumes-de-Venise that shows exotic fruits in a very well balanced wine. The acidity gives structure around which the wine evolves.

By its own, or together with a wide range of dishes, this wine is delightful. It does especially accompany Asian dishes remarkably well.

A lesser known detail...

The lieu dit of Trois Evêques - the three Bishops - is home to this wine. Following the move of the papal court from Rome to Avignon in the early 14th century, bishops re-located and settled in the surrounding areas. While Châteauneuf-du-Pape is the most famous wine region taking its name from these historic events, Trois Evêques traces its name origin to the same time.

About Domaine de la Chapelle Oubliée

Chapelle Oubliée was founded in 2019 following the acquisition of decades old Muscat vineyards in Beaumes-de-Venise. Subsequently, vineyards in the Côtes du Rhône Villages of Seguret were added. The domaine takes its name from the old Chapelle Notre Dame d'Aubusson that was built in 1771 and - hard to reach and almost forgotten - overlooks some of the vineyards producing the Domaine's red varietals.

Clay limestone dominates the parcels which are all under careful mechanical weed control.

Chapelle Oubliée produces four types of wine:

  • Beaumes-de-Venise Cru, a natural sweet wine from the cru appellation of the same name
  • Lieu Dit "Trois Évêques", a dry Muscat wine
  • Côtes du Rhône Villages Seguret, a classic Southern Rhone Grenache-Syrah-Mourvedre blend
  • M Brut, a sparkling wine produced under the methode traditionelle and classed as Vin de Mousseux de Quality (MDQ)

Grape variety
Muscat Blanc a Petits Grains

Muscat Blanc à Petits Grains is known by many names worldwide, including Muscat Blanc (white Muscat) in France and the United States), Muscat Canelli in the United States, Moscato Bianco (white Moscato) in Italy, Muscat Frontignan in South Africa, Moschato in Greece, Brown Muscat in Australia, Muskateller in Germany and Austria, Muscat de Grano Menudo in Spain, and Muscat de Frontignan and Muscat Lunel in France. While the "petits grains" in the grape's name accurately describes the small, round berries of the vine, some wine experts, such as Oz Clarke, believe that the term "Muscat Blanc" is misleading, since the grapevine is notorious for its frequent colour mutations siring clusters of berries in nearly every shade possible though most commonly the grape berries are a deep yellow after veraison. In some vineyards, vines of Muscat Blanc à Petits Grains are known to produce clusters of berries of different colours that change every vintage.

The precise origins of Muscat Blanc à Petits Grains are not known, though Greece and Italy can both make compelling cases due to the proliferation of clones, mutations and offspring. Today, the grape is found throughout the wine-producing world, making a wide range of wine, from light, sweet sparkling and semi-sparkling Asti and Moscato d'Asti wine in the Piedmont wine region of Italy and Clairette de Die region of France, fortified vin doux naturels (VdN) in southern France in AOC regions such as Muscat de Beaumes de Venise, Muscat de Saint-Jean de Minervois and Muscat de Frontignan, fortified Liqueur Muscat in the Victoria wine region of Rutherglen in Australia, to dry wines in the Wachau wine of Austria and Südsteiermark.

Nearly all the most notable sweet Muscats of Greece, particularly those from the island of Samos and the city of Patras on the Peloponnese are made from Muscat Blanc à Petits Grains. In the history of South African wine, the famous dessert wine of Constantia was made from this variety of Muscat and while today Muscat of Alexandria is more widely planted in South Africa, producers around Constantia are trying to reclaim some of the region's viticultural acclaim by replanting more Muscat Blanc à Petits Grains and making wines in the style of the original Constantia.

Alternative Names: Moscato Bianco, Muscat Blanc, White Muscat, Moscatel de Grano Menudo, Moschato Aspro, Muscatel Galego, Muskateller, Gelber Muskateller, Muscat Canelli, Moscato di Canelli, Moscadello, Muscadel, Muscat de Lunel, Muscat d’Alsace, Muscat de Frontignan, Frontignac, Brown Muscat, Rutherglen Muscat, Sarga Muskatoly, Tamianka, Tamjanika, Tamaioasa Romaneasca

About Vaucluse

Vaucluse is an IGP title for red, white and rosé wines that are produced in the administrative department of the same name in south-eastern France. The department lies in the heart of the southern Rhône Valley.

The zone is home to such famous winegrowing villages as Châteauneuf-du-Pape, Beaumes-de-Venise and Vacqueyras, as well as the catchment area of the sizable Ventoux and Côtes du Rhône Villages appellations. The IGP exists to allow growers in the area experiment with grape varieties and winemaking techniques that fall outside of the AOC-level appellation requirements.

Vaucluse is diverse geographically, ranging from the large alluvial plain on the western side to the high peaks of the Luberon mountains in the eastern part of the area. Mont Ventoux is the most imposing of these, rising some 2000 meters (6200ft) above sea level. The Rhône river makes up the western border of the appellation, and the Durance river delimits the southern border.

The climate is broadly Mediterranean, but the great diversity of topography here means that there is a lot of range within this, particularly in the cooler reaches of the mountains. High sunshine hours are tempered by the presence of the cold, dry Mistral wind from the northwest, slowing ripening in the grapes and contributing to balance of acidity and flavour in the finished wines. This wind also reduces disease pressure in the vineyards.

The Vaucluse IGP is exclusively reserved for still wines, most of which are blended red wines. The classic southern Rhône grape varieties Syrah and Grenache make up the bulk of these, along with Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot, which are typical of IGP-level wines but not of the Rhône Valley. White wines are most often composed from the ubiquitous Chardonnay.

Two sub-denominations exist under the Vaucluse IGP. Wines that come from certain areas in the department can have the further geographical indicators Principauté d'Orange or Pays d'Aigües appended to their labels.

Regular price $39.00

Unit price per 

Bottle Size

Case Size

Close (esc)

Follow us

Thank you for

Age verification

By clicking enter you are verifying that you are legally old enough to consume alcohol.


Shopping Cart

Your cart is currently empty.
Shop now