Discover the Domaine de la Tourette,
Located in Maisdon-sur-Sèvre, Loire-Atlantique
The Domaine de la Tourette enjoys an ideal location for wine growing in the Loire Valley. It has 29 hectares of vines that it harvests, vinifies, and ensures the aging of white, rosé and red wine.
Maisdon-sur-Sèvre, near Nantes, part of the Loire Valley
In the heart of the Nantes vineyard, not far from the Atlantic Ocean, the vines of the Loire Valley produce with expertise the Muscadet Sèvre and Maine sur Lie, for several generations.
Being member of the Independent Winegrowers is a guarantee of high quality. Discover this winery estate and its history.
Located about 20 km south-east of Nantes near Gorge, Vallet and Clisson, the Domaine is located in the town of Maisdon-sur-Sèvre, a small rural town of 2,500 inhabitants whose primary activity is viticulture. Among a total area of 1.745 hectares, 900 hectares are dedicated to the vines.
In addition, two rivers delimit the town: the Sèvre Nantaise to the north and the Maine to the west. These two rivers gave the name to the most famous of the Nantes appellations: Muscadet Sèvre et Maine.
The current area of the estate is 29 hectares. 2/3 are grape varieties with Melon. The third part with Sauvignon and Gewurztraminer for the white wines, Gamay, Merlot and Cabernet Franc for the rosés and reds.
Independent winegrower near Nantes
The quality of the products is ensured by being a membership of the independent winegrowers. Each member signs a charter highlighting respect for their soil, the cultivation of their vines, the harvest of their grapes, the vinification and aging of their wine but also its bottling and marketing. The logo (a winemaker with a barrel on his shoulder) is drawn on the capsule.
This logo, is a witness of expertise. It guarantees authentic wines from responsible winegrowers with respect for tradition. In the process, the respect for the environment is a must.
Thus, to eradicate vine pests in the least polluting way, our vineyard practices reasoned control. Aware of the agricultural warnings (forecast rainfall, disease pressure.) we treat the vines on the best and the optimum days. Grassing the rows of vines also lowers the use of weedkillers. It considerably reduces the negative impacts on the environment.