Fay d'Homme Arbouriou - Loire, France


The Winemaker
Winemaker Name: Vincent Caillé
Chateau: Le Fay d'Homme
Chateau Bio: Vincent started to work with his father in 1986 with 4 Ha and took over his dad’s parcels when he got retired in 1992. This leads to a 14 Ha domaine owned by both Vincent, his wife Sylvie and his two younger brothers who are participating from further in the continuity of the family story. He continued expanding the domaine by putting his hands on great parcels for sale, up to 38 Ha and then reduced it down to 26 by selling the least interesting ones.
Family History: Vincent is the 5th generation of winemakers.
The Wine
Wine Name: La Part du Colibri Abouriou
Appellation: Loire Valley
Sub-Appellation: Vin de France
Vintage: 2015

Year Founded: 1992


About The Farming

Grape/Blend: Arbouriou

Annual Production for this wine: 3600 bottles

Average Vine Age: 35 years

Organic / Biodynamic: Certified organic. In Biodynamic certification process.

Please confirm these vines were dry farmed?
(Y/N): Y

Soil Composition: Gabbro

Size of Vineyard For This Wine: 


About The Production

SO2 Added (Y/N): N

Native Yeast (Y/N): Y

Aging Protocol: Stainless Steel

Any Animal Products Used: N

Filtering (Y/N): N

Fining (Y/N): N

Carbonic Fermentation (whole, partial, none): partial

Skin contact (white wines only): n/a

Other Additives or Adjustments: No

New Oak Used (%): No

Other interesting practices: 



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