Château de Villeneuve

DESCRIPTION

On the plateau overlooking the Loire, the Château de Villeneuve offers stunning views of the river wild. Magnificent eighteenth century mansion, it is built in stone which the nobility of the terroir of the region: the tufa.

1969 The Family Chevallier became the owner of the castle which was entirely restored and acquired its present look. In 1997, after extensive renovation and modernizing work , the Château de Villeneuve returns to its original cellars giving back to the property all of its original charm.

The 25 hectares surrounding the property of the family Chevallier give complex wines marked by a great personality.

The work of the vineyard is done in a reasoned: grass growing between the rows with Kentucky blue grass to maximize rooting and water supply to the vine, preservation of natural enemies (typhlodrome, thrips …) to promote integrated pest management and to limit the use of pesticides.

 

TECHNICAL INFORMATION

Wine Grape Varietal Age of the vines Nature of soil Technical Sheet
Saumur 100% Chenin Blanc 25  years clay and limestone
Saumur-Champigny 100% Cabernet Franc 35 to 40 years clay and limestone
Saumur-Champigny Vieilles Vignes 100% Cabernet Franc 65 to 85 years limestone

GENERAL INFORMATION

COUNTRY France
REGION Paris
APPELLATION(S) Saumur-Saumur Champigny
PRODUCER Château de Villeneuve
FOUNDED 1969
SIZE OF THE VINEYARD 62 acres
ANNUAL PRODUCTION 120.000 bottles
FARMING organic
WEBSITE www.chateau-de-villeneuve.com

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