Personal Recommendation For You
de Bablut Anjou Villages Brissac (AOC)
2011 Loire Valley;
bttl price $23.99
Daviau family has a long heritage in the Anjou region of France‚Äôs Loire
Valley. As grape farmers and mill workers since the 16
century, the family continues working the vines around the city of Brissac. At
the end of the 19
th century, the family decided to fully dedicate
their work to viticulture.
Brissac (a sub-appellation of the Anjou-Villages [AOC] region) encompasses the
vineyards around the village of Brissac-Quinc√© plus nine other surrounding villages.
The red wines produced here are of Cabernet Franc and Cabernet
consistently known for their dynamically-complex with silky tannins.
Domaine de Bablut is operated by heir, Christophe Daviau (pictured), who after
a lengthy exodus to Australia, followed by receiving a Diploma of Oenology at
Bordeaux University, returned home to the family grape farming business. One
year later in 1990, he set upon the notion to forget everything he learned at
wine school so as to better protect his family‚Äôs soil.
immediate focus was to foster the biodiversity of this great terroir and to
produce high-quality, ‚Äėhealthy‚Äô wines.
1996 Christophe converted to
organic farming methods, and the
vineyards have been ran ‚Äúgreen‚ÄĚ ever since without the use of any herbicides or
pesticides. Later in 2006, he adopted
biodynamic farming methods
to the same vineyards as well.
recent years, there have been great leaps to modernize the vinification process
while respecting traditions, especially with regards to the raw ingredients.
But once the grapes are harvested
‚ÄúI leave Mother Nature alone to do her
Painstakingly, he has preserved his vineyards from external
contaminators; each plot is protected by natural fences (trees, bushes, etc.), which
conjointly was selected to be respectful to the local insects.
/ 18 months in stainless steel vats.
and concentrated, this blend of Cabernets Franc and Sauvignon has weight and
richness. The red and black fruits are layered with firm, dry tannins that
promise aging. It is rich, the Cabernet Franc showing its characteristic smoky
‚ÄĒ Christophe Daviau
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