The Château de Plaisance, in the heart of the Loire Valley, is run by the husband and wife team, Guy & Patricia Rochais. Going back more than 5 generations as winemakers, the family has combined their wine making art with their passion and commitment for the most natural wines possible. Certified organic since 1990 and biodynamic since 2009, the winery produces wine with no artificial colors, no oak shavings, no acid, no sugar and using only indigenous yeast.
Main appellation: Coteaux du Layon 1er Cru CHAUME
Total surface 28 ha
Red wine surface 5 ha
White wine surface 23 ha
Type of grape harvesting: 100 % hand-picked
List of varieties with their respective surface:
Cabernet franc 1 ha
Cabernet sauvignon 4 ha
Chenin 23 ha
Average age of the vines: 28 years old
Production: 70 000 bottles/year
To guarantee a natural wine, doses of SO2 are the lowest possible. Even in small quantity, it enables the Château de Plaisance wines to be preserved and keep their full pleasant flavors.