Souel is a very old village; it was created in 1274 and owes its name to his founder Bernard de Souel.
It possesses a very beautiful church« Notre-Dame-de-l'Assomption ».
It’s a hall-church from the XVth century which was decorated in 1888 by Ferdinand Costes.
It is situated at high altitude in the middle of the vineyards, in the tray of Cordes sur Ciel, elected the most beautiful village of France in 2014.
It offers amazing visits and walks that will leave you unforgettable memories.
It is in this village that is situated Le domaine de la Chanade, a 40 hectare property on the tray « Cordais » at a height of 320 meter.
The clay and chalky soil and the sunny climate favor the development of the vineyard.
It is a part of the vineyard of Gaillac, which is one of the oldest of France.
On the soil, several elements determine the quality of wines, produced by the nature.
The character of the used vines depends on the environment in which they develop (soil and subsoil) and of the microclimate.
This vineyard benefits at the same time from the Mediterranean and Atlantic influence, the clay and chalky soil restores the heat of the sun which will allow an optimal maturity of the grape.
Le domaine de la Chanade also produces some quality olive oil and is the only Olive grower in the Tarn.