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Gigou Wines

AOC Jasnières and Coteaux du Loir ‘Méthode traditionnelle’ (sparkling white and red wines)

AOC Coteaux du Loir, Jasnières,, white and red. sparkling wines. Produced by traditional method. On its clay-limestone and flintstone soil, the Domaine de la Charrière has been run since 1974 by Joel Gigou, who is passing on his beloved 13 hectares and expertise to his son Ludovic and his daugther Dorothée, both advocates of a pure Pineau d'Aunis and a mineral Chenin for ageing. New wine-tasting cellar and facilities to welcome people with reduced mobility. ('Tourism and Disability' label in progress).

Open: Monday to Saturday 9.30-12.30 and 13.30-19.00 and on appointment. Sunday 9.30 -12.30 and by appointment.

Open Day: the second weekend in September.

Guided tour of the winery with explanation of vinification, followed by guided wine tasting session.

Groups welcome: max 50 people.

Contact:

Gigou Family
4, rue des Caves 72340 LA CHARTRE-SUR-LE-LOIR
02 43 44 48 72 - Fax. 02 43 44 42 15
www.gigou-jasnieres.com - vins.gigou@wanadoo.fr
AOC Jasnières et Coteaux du Loir
Val de Loir - Vins de pays (rosé, red)