Roger Tessier

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.
Alcohol: 12%
Sugars .1 g/L
Sulfites 36 ppm


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.
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