Producer wine
Domaine Le Facteur

COUNTRY :
France

REGION :
Vallée de la Loire

PRODUCTION :

Matthieu Cosme

Located in Vouvray, Mathieu Cosme took over the Domaine de Beaumont from his father in 2005. Before that Matthieu was a rugby player, and later worked at the prestigious domaine Huet in Vouvray. He is now the 5th generation to make wine at the family estate in Noizay. Domaine du Facteur, wich means postman in French, is one brand of the estate which focuses on natural and fun wines. It is certified organic and using biodynamic preparations on the 11 hectares of vines. Mathieu plows the land by horse and harvest is done by hand. Fermentation occurs “naturally”, with indigenous yeast only.

CUVÉES
Wine

“Les Champs Rougets”

Region: Loire
Grape: Chenin Blanc
Vineyard Size: 2 hectares
Soil: clay, limestone
Average Age of Vines: 90 years
Farming: organic, biodynamic
Harvest: by hand
Winemaking: barrel fermentation, indigenous yeasts
Aging: 12 months in barrels
Fining: none
Filtration: none
S02: none

Wine

“La Bulle” du Facteur

Region: Loire
Grape: Chenin Blanc
Vineyard Size: 2 hectares
Soil: Limestone and Clay
Average Age of Vines: 90 years
Farming: organic, biodynamic
Harvest: by hand
Winemaking: second fermentation in bottle with indigenous yeasts
Aging: 12 months in barrels
Fining: none
Filtration: none
S02: none