Grape : Cabernet Franc
Vinification : The new oak is perfectly married with the body of the wine. Aging in large wooden oak to get the balance and harmony, bottling after 14 months.
Vineyards size : 38,33 Hectares (16 Acres)
Farming : Organical farming Certified Ecocert since 2000
History : The Cartier family, descendant of the famous Jacques Cartier who discovered Canada, lived in Couronneau during more than three centuries, and was buried there. With them, started the new start of this austere Castle by becoming a large wine producer since the XVIth century. Christophe, after a start as a négociant decided not only to become a winemaker, but to do it organically.
The top value of the domaine : Everything is made for quality; the work in the vineyards, the new plantations, the weed planting, the selection, the high trim, the work on leaves to optimize maturity, the low yield to get a natural concentration: an « Haute Couture » vinification. Located on the top of the slope, and well drained. Perfect for sun, and no risk of rot. Gold medal 2016 Millesime Bio
A few woods : Organically certified since 2000, many medals and top tasting notes. Nice fruit and structure, with a lot black fruit aromas (berries, black berries) The concentration is rich, powerful but natural. He gets it because of the work done in the vineyards and the meticulous control of the harvest.