Nathalie Gaubicher Hérédia


Domaine Le Briseau, Loire Valley


In 2002, Nathalie Gaubicher and Christian Chaussard founded this estate in the North Loire. All their farming is done following organic methods (certified by Qualité France), with even some biodynamic influence.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Location

Loire Valley

Appellations

Côteaux-du-Loir AOC, Jasnières AOC

Size

11 hectares

Soils

Shallow gray clay soils, limestone layers

Varieties cultivated

Chenin Blanc, Pineau d’Aunis, Gamay 

Age of vines

10 to 50 years old

Farming/Winemaking

Organic farming, no pesticides, insecticides or chemical fertilizers used, nothing is added during the winemaking process - no selected yeasts, no sulphur, no enzymes, no de-acidification, no fining. Biodynamic influence.

Certification

Qualité France