Producer Profile

Domaine de l'Envol

Catherine and Raphael, introduced through mutual connections at Melusine Wines, embarked on a remarkable journey that led to the creation of Domaine de l’Envol. Their story unfolds with Catherine's past reign as Alsace wine queen, a serendipitous encounter that intertwined their destinies. Raphael's desire for creative autonomy in winemaking spurred their collaboration, catalyzing the birth of Envol, symbolizing their leap into independent viticulture. Partnering with Catherine's family, they embarked on their inaugural venture, leaving behind established careers to craft wines embodying freedom and expression.

Where The Wines Come From


Alsace, nestled in northeastern France, is renowned for its picturesque vineyards and a rich winemaking tradition dating back centuries. In recent years, this region has become a haven for natural wine enthusiasts, drawn to its commitment to organic and biodynamic practices. With its diverse terroir and cool climate, Alsace produces a spectrum of aromatic white wines, including Riesling, Gewürztraminer, and Pinot Gris, each expressing unique characteristics of the land. Embracing minimal intervention methods, Alsace winemakers prioritize the expression of terroir, allowing the grapes to speak for themselves with minimal manipulation in the cellar. The result is a portfolio of vibrant and nuanced wines that capture the essence of Alsace's breathtaking landscape and the dedication of its winemakers to sustainable practices.