Virginie Bachelier, journalist from Ouest France has selected our white cuvée "Large soif" for the cooking section on Sunday 15th November 2020. A beautiful, dynamic and laudatory presentation!
As every year the long-awaited Guide des meilleurs vins de France 2021 has been published and lists the best domains region by region. Terra Vita Vinum is in the spotlight, with 8 references highlighted. Here is an extract from the guide : Terra Vita vinum (one star) "The 2019, the first vintage since the recovery, retains the precision that we know, while offering a slightly freer fruit. The addition of half-muid and the reduction of sulphur doses seem to be bearing their first fruits. Col...
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What happens at the Terra Vita Vinum cellar? We let the 2020 vintage rest, while keeping an eye on it. Fermentation continues quietly, and the maturing process takes advantage of prestigious Burgundy barrels and Italian tava....
The whole Terra Vita Vinum team is mobilised to decuver the future Rock & Schist red wine. Our most beautiful parcel of gamay mavered and raised in amphoras.
Our chardo Rock & schiste maceration cuvée is on its way! The photo speaks for itself, the grapes have been destemmed without being damaged, the sorting is done efficiently, thanks to the vibrations of the table, to keep only the most beautiful berries. A precise and delicate vintage in the making for our Rock & schiste 2020 range.
Wednesday, August 26th at 8 am, no picker is missing, the first shots of pruning shears are given at Terra Vita Vinum. The plot of old vines of the Clos du Réau is honored.
Due to covid-19, the Loire wine fair at Mer: Vinymer 2020 is replaced by a drive. It will take place blue Saturday, September 5 from 10 am to 18 pm. Parking de la Corbillière à Mer. The principle: you order directly by email (firstname.lastname@example.org) or by phone (02.41 78 72 13) before Thursday, September 3rd and we will deliver directly on the spot. Unfortunately, no tasting will be possible. Thank you for your fidelity.
Nature is precocious this year, Terra Vita Vinum started its first natural yeast of the vat of chardonnat as early as August 21st . The harvesting team is on the starting blocks.
Olivier Poussier tasted our cuvée Rogeries 2018 and makes an eloquent comment: "My thoughts go to Damien and Didier Richou who made a wonderful wine called « Rogeries » in the solar vintage of 2018. A chenin perfectly mastered in which we feel the vintage in the attack but without heaviness. It keeps purity and crystallinity." Thank you...
The braiding technique... In order to limit the mechanical trimming which "attacks" the vine, we are experimenting with braiding in certain plots. This method suppresses the trimming and allows us to indicate to the vine not to produce new leaves but to remain in a fruit bearing dynamic to deliver us more qualitative grapes.