Appellation: Saumur-Champigny.
Cuvée: Les Landes.
Colour: Red.
Grapes: Cabernet Franc.
About: named after the parcel, this wine is from older vines on red clay and flint which gives a wine with great depth and complexity.


Location: in Saumur/Varrains.
Size ha: .
Age: 55 years old.
Soils: red clay and flint.
Exposition: flat.
Altitude m: 100.
Training: guyot.
Farming: organic, biodynamic, ploughing. Certified AB.
Average yield hl/ha: 35.
Climate: temperate with some ocean influence.


The harvest is picked by hand into 20kg boxes and subject to a sorting in the vineyard. It’s de-stemmed and put into concrete tank un-crushed so that a portion will be subject to carbonic maceration. Some extraction is carried out by pumping over. It ferments by natural yeasts at temperatures controlled to 22ºC, on the skins for 30 days. It’s pressed by pneumatic press and put in old barriques to age for 18 months. It’s bottled after natural clarification, without filtration. There’s no SO2 added.

Vintage notes 2016

Alcohol: 11.87%.
SO2 Total: 26.

Vintage notes 2017
Yield hl/ha:
Bottles produced: 1,500
Date bottled: 2019-07
Alcohol: 13%
SO2 Total:
Tasting: beautiful, very fine, silky, gentle, yet intense, very light structure yet concentrated, this is ethereal, bourguignon, lovely cassis, raspberry fruit, some mint.