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About the Producer
Larger than life in every way, he has championed the cause of fine wine from Corsica
For Paul, the eldest child in the Suzzoni family, the passion for winemaking started at a very young age, and he went on to study at the agricultural college in Borgo, in northern Corsica. With the support of his father Antoine, he bought a few plots of land and set to work. The dream became a reality.
Paul and his father planted their first Niellucciu vines in 1973 in the communes of Lumiu and Montegrosso, and vinified their first cuvées three years later.
Etienne, the youngest son, took over the domaine in 1986 after completing his studies in veterinary medicine in Paris. Passionate about the terroir and aware of the potential of Calvi wines, he invested in the domaine with the aim of expanding the total vineyard area. Today the domaine has over 64 hectares of vines, 12 hectares of olive trees, and has a herd of 40 cattle grazing over the 30 hectares of meadows and oak groves.
2016 marked a new chapter for the family-run domaine, with the arrival of Etienne’s eldest son, Paul-Antoine, who had the honour of vinifying the 40th vintage of Clos Culombu.
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