Loire Valley

Domaine Guion

Country

France

Region

Loire Valley

Sub-Region

Appelation

AOC Bourgueil

Vineyard Size

8 Hectares

Vineyard Age

+/- 40 Years

Volume

40000 bottles

Grape Variety

Cabernet Franc

Production

Organic

Climate

Moderate maritime climate

Wine Maker

Stéphane Guion

"Stéphane Guion makes traditional red wines respectful of the Cabernet Franc and the terroir”

Soil Specificity

The large variety of soils in the Loire Valley is characterised by diverse natural environments. This region can be sub-divided in four climates, from western coastal regions to inlands - Pays Nantais / Anjou-Saumur / Touraine / Central Vineyards. In Touraine, the basement is composed of tufa chalk, flint, and clays from the Paris Basin. The geological diversity continues on the banks of the Loire and Vienne, made up of sands and gravels rolled by the streams and deposited over ti

History / Ethos

Domaine Guion is a family estate created in the 50s gaining recognition for being a pioneer in practicing organic viticulture. The estate is certified organic since 1965, eco-certified and also respects the French charter “Nature and Progress”. Stéphane Guion took over from his father in 1994 and perpetuates the traditions. The domaine is located in the town of Benais, north of Bourgueil and extends over an area of 8,5 hectares, divided in 30 plots. All of Stéphane’s vines lie within the Bourgueil appellation, entered on the village of the same name, west of the city of Tours.
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