Cru Clisson

Le sillon des Braudières - CLISSON

The parcel named “les Braudières” is a part of Chateau la Turmelière. The castle 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.
“Le Sillon” refers to the separation of Terroir between Granit and degraded granit at the edge of Chateau-Thébaud cru. Clisson was recognized by INAO in June 2019.


Name: Le Sillon des Braudières


Appellation: Muscadet Sèvre et Maine Cru Clisson


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 18 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. 2018 vintage was kept on its lees 35 months


Terroir: Vines are planted on a granitic subsoil at the edge of the Cru Clisson and Chateau Thébaud


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