Coulée de Serrant

The exclusive property of the Joly family, the vineyard at the Coulée de Serrant alone makes up a controlled appellation of 7 hectares (only) on the heights of Savennières, on the banks of the Loire. The vineyard was planted in 1130 by..
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Nicolas et Virginie JOLY
Loire Valley
Savennières
Chenin
15 ha
42000 bt
Biodynamie
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The exclusive property of the Joly family, the vineyard at the Coulée de Serrant alone makes up a controlled appellation of 7 hectares (only) on the heights of Savennières, on the banks of the Loire. The vineyard was planted in 1130 by Cistercian monks and is today made up of vines aged between 35 and 80 years. The old small monastery still exists and a few hundred metres away the castle of the Roche aux Moines was built, dismantled during the religious wars. Still considered as a rare and unique product, the Coulée de Serrant was made famous by Louis XI and Louis XIV as one of the best French white wines. 

The vineyard is cultivated in part by hand and horse because of the steepness of its slopes, which overlook the Loire. Since 1984, the entire domain has been cultivated using biodynamic agricultural methods. Three wines are produced in small quantities on the property and benefit from the principles of biodynamic agriculture: the “Coulée de Serrant“, the “Clos de la Bergerie” and “Les Vieux Clos“. They should be tasted at least once in a lifetime …

 

 

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