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.
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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 (email@example.com) 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.
Nice insert for Terra Vita Vinum in the Revue du France of July 2020 dedicated to the Tour de France des vins de plaisir. The Revue du France describes the transition as successful. Two of our accessible cuvées are particularly appreciated: - Large soif blanc 2019: "Change of hands at the Domaine Richou, but we keep the gourmet precision of Angevine. This blend of chenin and chardonnay (20%) will work wonders with Touraine rillons " (15/20). - Premières tries 2018: "Modern softnes...
After 18 months of ageing, we have bottled our Anjou Brissac 2018. Like the new name of the appellation has also benefited from a makeover with a waxed bottle, a new label and a new name: Rouge de schiste. To find out more about this blending cuvée, you will find its technical data sheet by clicking here.
Our white Anjou cuvée Anjou blanc "Terre de 3" 2017 is ifavorite, this month, on the site of La Revue du Vin de France. "Coup de coeur for this white wine from the Loire with a nice gourmet lengthening..." "It is certainly the most ambitious dry anjou sec, with its beautiful precise velvety texture. It delivers a beautiful gourmet lengthening, with a good body" To read the full article, click here