The Terroirs

The winery has three different types of terroir :

On Sancerre :

Caillottes These very stony calcareous soils when washed by rain leave only a bed of flat stones visible on the surface. The variety Sauvignon is often planted on these soils.

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The white soils are argilo-calcareous in character. This soil very rich in fossils has the characteristic of whitening as it dries. As it is also sticky and difficult of access when wet it is also called « fat land ».

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On Pouilly-Fumé :

Siliceous clays :These are formed by white, brown or greenish clay containing pieces of flint .

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Caillotes as above

The white soils as above