Etienne Gonnet, founder of The Gonnet family estate, was established in the 1950s. Etienne's sons, Jean and Michel Gonnet run the estate today. the estate is located in Châteauneuf-du-Pape appellation, with 30 hectares of vineyards running up to Le Crau. The vineyards are comprised of clay-limestone soils. The climate there gives the wines freshness and aromatic vivacity, making it the classic southern Rhone.