Chateau Simian owns a tiny 6 hectares of vines in the Chateauneuf du Pape appellation. Their vines are in 3 main lieux-dits. They have plantings in Bertaude, Cabrieres and Caladas. Their oldest Grenache vines, which were planted in 1880 reside in Caladas. As you would expect for the region, the terroir includes sand, clay and limestone soils and lots of big stones. They also own 20 hectares of vines located in the Cotes du Rhone Villages appellation. All their vineyard is done with biodynamic farming techniques. Chateau Simian has been certified for both Agriculture Biologique and Agriculture Biodynamique.