The Winemaker Roger Tessier founded Domaine Tessier in 1961. His son, Philippe .took the reins 20 years later in 1981
The Grape Romorantin has been grown in the Cour Cheverny since the 16th Century. Only 35 producers still farm this historic grape on just 128 acres in the Loire Valley.
The Appellation The Cour-Cheverny Appellation exclusively grows the historic variety Romorantin. AOC 1973
DFW Speak We love wines that intrigue. We love this rare grape and Roger Tessier’s deep commitment to allowing the fruit and wine to be the focus of nature’s work. Deep complex minerals are the foundation for pretty florals and citrus that softly integrate. DFW LABS Alcohol: 12% Sugars .1 g/L Sulfites 36 ppm
12% Domaine: Tessiler Country: France Region: Loire Valley Appellation: Cour Cheverny Producer: Roger Tessiler Founded: 1961 Annual Production: Wine: Cour Chevery Grape/Blend: Romorantin Vine Age: 5-20 Years Farming: Organic Soil: Clay/ Limestone Vineyard Area: 23 Hectares Filtration: Minimal SO2: Minimal
Vintner Notes Malolactic fermentation with indigenous yeast in stainless steel after direct pressing. Aged in tank.