Terroir: Left bank of the Layon river, sprinkling of Devonian limestone on schist bedrock
Vinification: De-stemmed indigenous yeast fermentation. 1 month infusion in tank. Aged in Burgundian barrels (little to no new oak). Bottled in early summer.
Grape Variety: Cabernet Franc
- Certified organic.
“Happiness and hard work go together” – reads the inscription on the wall of the Château de la Fresnaye, a 16th century Renaissance-style castle, which shares its soils with this Cabernet Franc.