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Bourgeuil from Xavier Courant of Domaine de L'Oubliée.
Xavier Courrant.

Profile

Xavier Courrant, a former Parisian caviste (wine retailer), decided to get closer to the source by founding Domaine de L'Oubliée, his 6.4 hectare estate in the commune of Saint-Patrice. After studying viticulture/oenology and working with famed vigneron Romain Guiberteau for a year, Xavier managed to purchase 3 major plots of Cabernet Franc in 2009.

Interview

This interview with Xavier Courant took place in his Saint-Patrice cellar in June 2011.

Wines

VdF "Existe en Blanc"
Soil: Clay and Flint
Grape: Chenin Blanc
Age of Vines: 8 years old.
Yields: 13 hl/h
Vinification: Fermented and aged for 12 months in 225 l oak barrels. Bottled unfiltered.
Perfect Pairing: Hanging out by the sea with Franz Schubert.

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