Cru Château-Thébaud


The castle of La Turmelière is an old property situated in Château-Thébaud along the Maine River. Destroyed by fired during the French revolution it is now owned by the De Vallois Familly. We are the guardians of the vineyard since 2015.
This wine follows the qualitative processes to be described by Institute of appellation d’Origine as one of “Crus communaux” in MUSCADET. These specifics parts of the vineyards are selected for the top quality of their soil.
“L’Orée” means “The Edge”. Chateau Thébaud was recognized by INAO in June 2019.


Name: L’Orée du Château la Turmelière


Appellation: Muscadet Sèvre et Maine Cru Communal Château-Thébaud


Varietal: 100% Melon de Bourgogne


Harvest: Harvest is entirely made by hand to preserve the aromas of the berries until they are crushed


Wine making process: After fermentation, the wine ages on the lees at least 17 months before bottling. Bottles are kept at the winery 6 months to 5 years before they are released. This aged Muscadet is made only the best years. 2016 vintage was kept on its lees 43 months


Terroir: Vines are planted on a decomposed granitic subsoil at the edge of the wood


Vine age: 20 to 30 years old


Food pairing: As the wine is very rich you will appreciate to drink it with white meat such as quail. It will also be well balanced with strong cheeses


Temperature of service: 10-12°C